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Rex has 10 million board feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in stock
10 Million Board Feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in Stock.
Any lumber from any location can be shipped to you promptly
Any Lumber at Any Rex Location is Available to Ship to You Promptly.

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Basswood

Basswood

Tilia Americana

Tiliaceae - The Linden Family

Other Common Name(s):

American Basswood, American Lime, American Linden, Beetree, Beetree Linden, Carolina Linden, Florida Basswood, Florida Linden, Limetree, Linden, Linn, Northern White Basswood, White Basswood

FSC Available

Domestic Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Interior Use Only

Uses:

Apiary Supplies, Carving, Interior Trim, Food Packaging, Millwork, Mouldings, Novelties, Slack Cooperage, Toys, Venetian Blinds

Distribution:

Basswood trees grow with abundance through out the eastern half of both Canada and the United States. Beech prefers moist soil of valleys and uplands, it is usually found disbursed in hardwood forests.

General Description

The sapwood tends to be wide and can very white in color. The heartwood is a creamy white to light tan color, and is not always easily distinguishable from the sapwood. The grain is typically straight, with a fine uniform texture.

Price Range: ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive)

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Working Properties

Machining:
Good
Nailing:
Good
Glueing:
Good
Screwing:
Fair
Finishing:
Fair

Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
2.333
Specific Gravity:
0.33 - 0.44
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
5,100 - 8,700
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
1,017 - 1,507
Side Hardness (lbs):
410

Additional Information

Basswood is one of the "softer" hardwood species, and has relatively low strength properties. While nails can be easily driven into the wood, because of the softness of the wood it does not hold them well.

Items Available

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  • 4/4 FAS
  • 4/4 Sel & Btr
  • 4/4 #1 Com
  • 4/4 Sel & Btr Northern White
  • 5/4 FAS
  • 5/4 Sel & Btr
  • 5/4 #1 Com
  • 5/4 Sel & Btr Northern White
  • 6/4 FAS
  • 6/4 Sel & Btr
  • 6/4 #1 Com
  • 8/4 FAS
  • 8/4 Sel & Btr
  • 8/4 #1 Com
  • 8/4 #2 Com
  • 9/4 Sel & Btr
  • 10/4 FAS
  • 10/4 Sel & Btr
  • 10/4 #1 Com
  • 12/4 FAS
  • 12/4 Sel & Btr
  • 12/4 #1 Com
  • 16/4 FAS
  • 16/4 Sel & Btr
  • 16/4 #1 Com
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