Basswood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12''

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Basswood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12''

$3.00 ea.

1-4 $3.00 ea.
5+ $2.70 ea. (10% off)
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Basswood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12''

These turning squares are cut from premium kiln dried lumber. They're ready to be turned into furniture spindles, table legs, small accessories (letter openers, utensils, etc), and other fine woodworking projects.

About Basswood (Tilia americana)

Weight

2.33

lbs /Bd. Ft.
-34.92% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

410

Janka Rating
-68.22% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.4

Specific Gravity
-37.50% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Easy 1/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

map of where Basswood tree grows
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.

color of Basswood
Color Range
Creamy white to very light brown.
the Basswood tree
What's The Tree Like?
A large tree with a long trunk. Matures with a height of 60-100 feet and a trunk diameter of 24-36".
other names for Basswood
Other Names
American basswood, American lime, American linden, Basswood, Beetree, Beetree linden, Carolina linden, Florida basswood, Florida linden, Limetree, Linden, Linn, White basswood
uses for Basswood
Some Typical Uses
Carving, turning, pattern making, boxes, crates

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2 Total Reviews
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April 27, 2018
5 out of 5
Perfect material
Review by  Dave from Pasco Wa.
I am using them to build a mold pattern for a vacuforming project.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
March 31, 2018
5 out of 5
Basswood Turning Stock
Review by  Dave from Prineville, Oregon
Excellent wood! Clean and smooth, ready to go! Very satisfied.
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Recommended
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