Basswood

Basswood is popular amongst carvers and window shutter manufacturers worldwide. In addition to these uses, Basswood is utilized as a paint-grade alternative to other species due to the Specie's economical cost. Our Basswood is distinguished by a creamy white color with fine, indistinct grain.
Basswood Log

Basswood Log

Technical Properties

  • Latin name: Tilia americana
  • 2.2 lbs per boardfoot KD   (417 kg/m3)
  • Kiln Dried to 6-8% Moisture Content

Application Guide

  • ***** Machining
  • *** Nailing
  • **** Screwing
  • **** Gluing
  • ***** Finishing

BING Basswood Products

  • Logs
  • Lumber
  • Strips
  • Dimensions

Main Uses for Basswood Lumber

  • Shutters
  • Architectural millwork and moulding
  • Paneling 
  • Turnings
  • Carving
  • Musical Instruments