Butternut, also known as White Walnut, grows mostly in the central and eastern United States. It is a cousin of Black Walnut, but is softer and lighter. Butternut is highly rot resistant and takes a polish well.
Avg Dry Wgt : 28 lbs/ft3 (450 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness : 490lbf (2180 N) | Specific Gravity : 0.45
Texture : Moderately Coarse
Grain Pattern : Straight
Health Risk : Irritation to eyes and skin
Color : Medium Brown
Wood Type : Temperate Hardwood