What's in this paddle?:
- Walnut: The walnut tree grows in Mid and Eastern United States and Canada. The heartwood can range from a lighter pale brown to a dark chocolate brown with darker brown streaks. Its color can also have a grey, purple, or reddish cast.
- Soft Maple: A popular, fast growing decorative tree that grows in Eastern USA and Canada. The term “Soft Maple” does not refer to any specific species of maple, but rather, it’s a broad term which includes several different species of maple. Soft maple is only slightly softer than hard, sugar maple.
- Butternut: Also known as white walnut, the butternut tree grows mostly in the central and eastern United States. It is a cousin of Black Walnut, but is softer and lighter. Its heartwood is usually a light to medium tan, sometimes with a reddish tint. Butternut is highly rot resistant.