Black n White Walnut

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Project by Mike posted 375 days ago 1240 views 4 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was at an Amish sawmill buying some oak boards for another project when I came across some interesting looking cut offs and slabs. I asked him what they were and he told me Butternut. I talked him into selling me one and I’ve had it drying in my garage for almost a year. Since Butternut is a cousin to Black Walnut (hence the name white walnut) I just HAD to see how they looked together. This edge grain board is 12×18 with handles routed in the ends. pictures don’t do it justice. This one is gorgeous! I am getting requests for more now! What kind of monster have I created?

-- A person of integrity never speaks of it...he walks in it...

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#1 posted 375 days ago

butternut is a little softer than walnut, but a beautiful wood anyway. looks good

-- wiser1934, new york

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#2 posted 375 days ago

Love the grain. Beautiful

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#3 posted 372 days ago

Great looking board! Awesome wood combo and finish.

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