Basswood Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
Get your hands on a wood you've never tried before! It's simple. Samples are milled on all sides to the standard size of 1/2'' X 3'' X 6'', as determined by The International Wood Collectors Society, and include the shipping cost within the 48 U.S. Each one is labeled with the botanical and common names. Use these to test finishes and stains, to compare color and grain characteristics, etc.
Why Choose Basswood?Basswood is the wood of choice for many wood carvers. This light weight wood works very easily with both hand and power tools. It cuts cleanly, nails, screws, and glues well, though sanding leaves the surface woolly. Can be painted, stained, and finished without difficulty.
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|Grade||Samples are milled on all sides, cut square and sanded; wood is a product of nature with inconsistencies from piece to piece. Use species samples as a guide, not a perfect representation.|
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2.33lbs /Bd. Ft.
Ease of Finishing
Basswood is a domestic wood from North America
Basswood is the wood of choice for many wood carvers. This light weight wood works very easily with both hand and power tools. It cuts cleanly, nails, screws, and glues well, though sanding leaves the surface woolly. Can be painted, stained, and finished without difficulty.
Creamy white to very light brown.
A large tree with a long trunk. Matures with a height of 60-100 feet and a trunk diameter of 24-36".
American basswood, American lime, American linden, Basswood, Beetree, Beetree linden, Carolina linden, Florida basswood, Florida linden, Limetree, Linden, Linn, White basswood
Carving, turning, pattern making, boxes, crates
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