Butternut Wood Countertops, Butcher Block Countertops, Bar Tops

Butternut is a unique species that has honey color.

Description: Butternut is a unique species that has honey color. It is similar to Walnut in species and grain, but not color. It is a fairly soft wood that is easy to work with and takes finish very well. These characteristics are what make Butternut Wood Countertops a conversation piece in any kitchen.

Alternate Trade Names: White Walnut

Origin: North America

Color: Light to medium tan and brown, red tint

Grain: Straight

Janka Hardness: 490 very low, dents easily

The bark from Butternut trees were used by early settlers to dye clothing because the bark provided a yellow and orange dye.

Butternut Facts: The bark from Butternut trees were used by early settlers to dye clothing because the bark provided a yellow and orange dye. The sap from the tree can make sugar and syrup very similar to a maple tree. Butternut is frequently used for church altars, carving, interior trimming, boxes and crates.

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