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 Where does balsa wood come from?

Answer 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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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How do i bend balsa wood?

Soak in WaterImmerse the balsa wood in water and let the water penetrate the wood. It will take several hours for the water to soak through, using hot water works a little faster.Bend to ShapeClamp... Read More »
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Where does balsa wood grow?

According to Wisegeek.com, balsa wood trees grow mainly in Central and South America. Balsa wood trees grow best in rain forest regions. Ecuador is the world's largest exporter of balsa wood.Source... Read More »
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