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Butternut - 2" x 2" x 12"

Item 50W80
Model Butternut 2x2x12

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Butternut (Juglans cinera), sometimes referred to as white walnut, oil-nut, is a straight grained, coarse textured wood with medium brown to dark brown heartwood, sometimes with a reddish tint. Butternut is closely related to Black Walnut. While the difference is not black and white,...

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Butternut (Juglans cinera), sometimes referred to as white walnut, oil-nut, is a straight grained, coarse textured wood with medium brown to dark brown heartwood, sometimes with a reddish tint. Butternut is closely related to Black Walnut. While the difference is not black and white, the wood of Butternut is considerably lighter-colored than Black Walnut, as well as being very soft and lightweight. Great carving wood when accenting the grain in the carving. Some common uses for Butternut include: veneer, carving, furniture, interior trim, boxes, and crates.

Features:

  • Easily worked with both hand and machine tools
  • Great carving stock
  • Glues, stains, and finishes well
  • Native to Canada and USA
Specifications:
  • Thickness: 2"
  • Width: 2"
  • Length: 12"
What's Included:
  • (1) Butternut - 2" x 2" x 12" Carving Wood Stock
Notes:
  • Wood is a product of nature, and as such, no two pieces are alike to start with, the same wood growing in different locales can vary greatly even though it is the exact same species.
  • Due to the nature of wood movement, shrinkage and expansion are possible. Please measure each piece carefully before starting any project.
  • Cut from quality, kiln-dried stock. The grain runs with the longest dimension.
  • Thin Stock is sawn to +/- 1/8" of the listed size.
  • Carving and Turning Blocks are sawn to +/- 1/4" of the listed size.
  • Plywood sizes are nominal, the dimensions are +/- 1/8" of the listed size.
  • Larger blocks are sawn to +/- 1/4" of the listed size.
  • Smaller blocks are sawn to +/- 1/8" of the listed size.
  • Spindle stock, or stock that is 1-1/2" - 2" wide is sawn to +/-1/8" of the listed size.

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