Woodcraft Woodshop - Basswood 4" x 8" x 12"
Basswood (Tilia americana) is a fairly soft wood, preferred for carving and is easy to work. Grown in Canada and USA. Fine straight grain material with an even texture and little contrast between...
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- 4" x 8" x 12"
- Straight grain
- Great carving stock
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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I will have some waste as I will have to work around the checks. However, I was very pleased with the speed of delivery. The cost was about average with other sources. I conduct a bird carving class at a local senior center and I order wood for their use, also.