Cottonwood

Description
Eastern Cottonwood can be found in North America, from Quebec all the way to Texas. The sapwood is typically a grayish white while the heartwood is a light brown.

Properties
Eastern Cottonwood is a soft and light weight wood similar to basswood. It must be carefully dried to prevent warping. However, because it is so soft, eastern cottonwood is easily worked with both hand and machine tools. Cottonwood makes beautiful tables.