Ochroma lagopus (Ecuador)
Well known as a model making wood, balsa must be the lightest in weight of all hardwoods and certainly the easiest to carve and shape. It is off-white and sometimes pinkish in colour with a fine grain.
Stock Sizes: 1.2m 80mm x 60-100mm
Density: 80-250 kg/m sq.
Cost Guide: ££££