Balsa Sheets

Balsa Sheets | Creative Timbers:
Balsa being one of the lightest timber species available, it is commonly used in model making. The Balsa sheets are available in 75mm and 100mm widths and a variety of thicknesses.
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Balsa - Ochroma pyramidale

Although balsa is one of the lightest and softest timbers, it is botanically a hardwood! Grown overseas in plantations and imported into Australia, it is used mainly in model making. This material is too soft for structural use. Available in sheets, squares, blocks, rounds and triangles.

Density kg/m3 dry 170
Hardness (janka) kN 0.4
Colour  Greyish white
Finish Good
Stability  Good
Durability  Non-durable
Availability  Available