Basswood 3/8" x 3" x 24"
Basswood (Tilia americana) is fine, straight grain material with an even texture and little contrast between early and late wood. Creamy white in color and lighter in weight than the related...
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- 3/8" x 3" x 24"
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.
The wood was very soft, unlike northern
Usually, you sell northern basswood which holds carving details well. I only used one piece and while I was able to overcome it with care, carving accross the grain caused splintering. This is typical of Southern basswood which is usable but inferior to the Northern product.