Butternut is a wood in the walnut family. It grows in north eastern United States and South Eastern Canada. This tree has a relatively short life when compared to other trees, approximately 75 years. Butternut has also been called White Walnut. It possesses a medium tan heartwood and a pale yellowish sapwood. The famous “Bush Butternut,” was planted in 1845 and still defies its average age today, living to be over 180 years old.
Bulletwood comes from the “Balatá” and is a large tree that grows 100 – 150 feet tall that possesses wood so dense it can’t float. Its lumber, Bulletwood, is used for furniture, construction, and even the outer layers of some golf balls. The woods hardness gives our dice a satisfying feel in the hand and a satisfying “clack” as they bounce.