Balsa - West Wind Hardwood

Balsa

$15.00

Balsa is available in 2 x 3 boards.

Price is per BDFT. Lengths are not listed due to varying stock, please add to cart to receive an official quote from our sales team.

Description

Scientific name: Ochroma pyramidale

Grown in the tropical regions of the Americas or in plantations. It’s not a common commercial species. Most boards/blocks of Balsa are from the sapwood, which is a white to off-white or tan colour, sometimes with a pink or yellow hue. It has a straight, coarse grain and is considered soft and buoyant for a hardwood. You see this wood used in Buoys, rafts, surfboards, model airplanes, and musical instruments.

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