American basswood (linden, Tilia Americana) is commonly used for Architecture models and carving. It is a native north American tree. Basswood has a small grain structure and is easy to carve. Basswood is a great material for all your modeling and Architectual needs! We have a wide variety of basswood sheets, Wide basswood sheets, basswood sticks, basswood blocks and basswood planks. Basswood has a small grain structure and is easy to carve. Used commonly in architecture models and doll houses.
Pieces over 6" may be glued from two pieces and any basswood over 9" is glued. Basswood blocks can be minus a 1/4 inch in thickness due to surfacing.