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Item 161707
Model BAL047.12

Woodcraft Woodshop - Balsa 2" x 4" x 12" Dimensioned Carving Stock

$10.99

Balsa (Ochroma pyramidale) grows in South American rain forests. It is kiln-dried to produce a lightweight and high strength-to-weight ratio wood. Balsa cuts easily with a hobby knife and can be...

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Balsa (Ochroma pyramidale) grows in South American rain forests. It is kiln-dried to produce a lightweight and high strength-to-weight ratio wood. Balsa cuts easily with a hobby knife and can be stained or painted to represent any wood type. It is the premier wood for modeling and carving.

  • Premier wood for modeling and carving
  • Lightweight and high strength-to-weight ratio wood
  • Cuts easily with carving knife
  • Can be stained or painted
Due to the nature of wood movement, shrinkage and expansion are possible. Please measure each piece carefully before starting any project.

Wood is a product of nature, and as such, no two pieces are alike to start with, while the same wood growing in different locales can vary greatly even though it is the exact same species.

Thin Stock. The thin stock is cut to size from quality, kiln-dried stock. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.

Carving and Turning Blocks. Blocks are sawn to +/- ¼" of size listed.

Plywood. Sizes are nominal. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.

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