Inventory - Species:
Tilia Americana
Available in:
16/4 or thicker
(select desired thickness)



Origin:  Basswood is found in northern United States.

Color:  Basswood is creamy white to light brown in color.  The sapwood and heartwood is not clearly defined. 

Janka Hardness:  410 (soft) Slightly harder than Pine.

Decay and Weather Resistance:  Decay resistance is low.

Workability:  It is very easy to work with since it is a soft and lightweight species of wood. It glues and finishes well, but is not found to hold nails well.

Uses:  Basswood is a good choice when you want a light colored wood that is also lightweight.  Since it is so easy to work with it is also an ideal wood for hand carving.

To view available slabs listed in our website inventory. Click on a desired thickness listed in the chart to the right. Keep in mind we only have about 1/10th of our inventory listed online, so feel free to reach out to a member of our sales team for more assistance in your search: