Basswood Lumber

Basswood Lumber

Basswood

PHOTO
basswood lumber
DESCRIPTIONBasswood is creamy-white to a pale pinkish-brown. It has straight grain and a fine, even texture. There is not much contrast between early and late wood zones.
Weight is about 26lbs per cu. ft.
COUNTRY OF
ORIGIN
North America
BOTANICAL NAMETilia Americana
OTHER NAMESAmerican Lime, American Whitewood, American Linden, Whitewood, Lime
MECHANICAL PROPERTIESThis wood is light and soft, and as such it is weak. It has poor steam bending characteristics and low strength properties.
WORKING PROPERTIESWorks very easily with hand and power tools. It has a low resistance to cutting and only a slight blunting effect on cutters. Nails, screws, and glues well. Can be stained and polished easily.
DURABILITYNon-durable. Logs are susceptible to attack by longhorn beetle. Sapwood susceptible to attack by common furniture beetle. Permeable for preservative treatment.
SEASONINGBasswood dries rapidly with little degradation or warping. Small movement.
USESCarving, drawing boards, pattern making, mallet heads, turning, picture framing, toys, constructional veneer and plywood, boxes, and crates.
COMMENTSBeing odor free, it is often used for food containers.

Basswood Lumber

janka hardness: 410
For more info on the janka hardness scale CLICK HERE

Basswood

4/4
$4.10
Bulk Discounts Available
For smaller or larger quantities, call for pricing and availability.

Basswood

5/4
$4.30
Bulk Discounts Available
For smaller or larger quantities, call for pricing and availability.

Basswood

8/4
$4.80
Bulk Discounts Available
For smaller or larger quantities, call for pricing and availability.

Basswood

12/4
$5.00
Bulk Discounts Available
For smaller or larger quantities, call for pricing and availability.

Basswood

16/4
$6.70
Bulk Discounts Available
For smaller or larger quantities, call for pricing and availability.
> All Prices Are Subject To Change Without Notice <

Sign Up for the Newsletter

Current Contest & Upcoming Events

Photo Contests

Enter for your chance to win!

Enter Now