Balsa wood

Balsa wood

Balsa Wood Quick Info - The word balsa itself, is Spanish meaning raft, in reference to its excellent floatation qualities. Balsa wood has an excellent strength-to-weight ratio making it one of the strongest (lightweight) woods on the planet.

Balsa wood is used for the manufacture of model airplanes because of its light weight and warp-resistance.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to worldwide shortages, we are currently having to regulate purchases of balsa. When purchasing we ask that you be reasonable with the quantities you place.

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