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DESCRIPTION: Basswood is creamy-white to a pale pinkish-brown. It has straight grain & a fine, even texture. There is not much contrast between early & late wood zones.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: North America
BOTANICAL NAME: Tilia Americana
WORKING PROPERTIES: Works very easily with hand & power tools. Nails, screws & glues well; can be stained & polished easily.
USES: Carving, drawing boards, pattern making, mallet heads, turning, picture framing, toys, constructional veneer & plywood, boxes & crates.
JANKA HARDNESS: 410