How far can a balsa wood airplane fly?

Answer Balsa model aircraft come in two types: rubber band powered and electric or gas powered. The rubber band powered type fly just a short distance, usually less than 100 feet, or as far as the kineti... Read More »

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How to Make a Balsa Airplane?

Balsa wood is the ideal material to make toy glider airplanes out of as it is lightweight, pliable and easy to cut. There are a large number of templates for balsa gliders available online, all for... 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 »

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 »

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 »