How do i build with balsa wood for kids?

Answer Balsa wood is cheap, lightweight, easy to cut, saw, sand and paint, and can be used in almost any kid's construction project you can imagine. Thin balsa wood can be cut with a scissors or razor kni... Read More »

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What is balsa wood used for?

Balsa wood is a light, pliable wood that is easily cut and glued together. It is used in shop classes, and used for making model planes and other types of models. Because balsa wood is so light and... Read More »

How do I cut balsa wood?

Cutting Balsa WoodBalsa wood should be cut with the sharpest blade you can find because the duller the blade, the more crushing and splintering you will experience. Scalpels and razors at the end o... Read More »

Where does balsa wood come from?

Popular among woodworkers and model makers, balsa wood, Ochroma pyramidale, is native to the tropical climates of South America and is found throughout the continent. Balsa wood, also referred to a... Read More »

How do you accurately cut balsa wood?

Secure and MeasureClamp down both ends of the balsa wood onto your cutting surface using C-clamps for each end of the wood. Mark your measurements in pencil on the balsa wood.Cut Your WoodCut your ... Read More »