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Rex has 10 million board feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in stock
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Butternut

Butternut

Juglans Cinerea

Juglandaceae - The Walnut Family

Other Common Name(s):

Nogal Blanco, Nogal Silvestre, Nuez Meca, Oilnut, Tocte, Tropical Walnut, White Walnut

FSC Available

Domestic Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Interior Use Only

Uses:

Carving, Furniture, Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings, Paneling

Distribution:

Butternut grows in the eastern Canadian provinces, and down into the eastern United States. It grows as far west as North Dakota and all the way down to Arkansas and Georgia. Butternut prefers moist soil of slopes and valleys, but has been know to also grow in rocky soil. It grows interspersed hardwood forests, and can tolerate greater temperature extremes then its cousin, Black Walnut.

General Description

The sapwood of Butternut, which is usually very narrow, is white to a light grayish brown. The heartwood is described a chestnut brown color that can often contain darker streaks that may have a red tone. The grain is usually straight and has a medium to course texture. It is said that the grain and texture often resemble that of Black Walnut.

Price Range: ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive)

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Working Properties

Machining:
Good
Nailing:
Excellent
Glueing:
Excellent
Screwing:
Excellent
Finishing:
Excellent

Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
2.25
Specific Gravity:
0.36 - 0.38
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
5,200 - 8,300
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
970 - 1,180
Side Hardness (lbs):
490

Additional Information

Butternut is often attacked by insects and funguses before it reaches maturity. While it is available in lumber form the nuts it produces are considered more valuable then the lumber.

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