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When placing an order for balsa, please specify which density you require and we will do our best to select the material best-matching your needs.

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Block Balsa

£4.90£5.47 inc. VAT
  • Model aeroplanes:  you can find a lot of aeroplanes and gliders made from Balsa, , particularly for hobbyists who wish to create lightweight, strong and flexible planes.
  • Boats and surfboards: Watercraft like boats and surfboards are made by placing it between layers of fibreglass to buttress its flexibility and strength,
  • Furniture: Designers are increasingly turning to balsa wood as a material for furniture, lauding its sustainability as a fast-growing tree along with its aesthetic properties.
  • Musical string instruments: Designer of musical instruments, particularly string instruments like violins, use balsa for its excellent acoustics.
  • Model bridges: It is useful for students of Design and Technology and engineering who need to build model bridges as part of the curriculum

Length Balsa

£35.94 inc. VAT
  • Surfboards:  balsa is a remarkably fantastic material for surfboards. Many of the world's finest surfboards are shaped using balsa as their inner-core material, providing ample buoyancy and world-class performance characteristics.
  • Prop Building: using balsa as a prop-building material allows for fast efficient development to take place, using a renewable resource that is both light-weight yet strong, and of course easy to work with.
  • Furniture: Designers are increasingly turning to balsa wood as a material for furniture, lauding its sustainability as a fast-growing tree along with its aesthetic properties.

Sheet Balsa

£1.57£5.81 inc. VAT
  • Model aeroplanes:  you can find a lot of aeroplanes and gliders made from Balsa, , particularly for hobbyists who wish to create lightweight, strong and flexible planes.
  • Boats and surfboards: Watercraft like boats and surfboards are made by placing it between layers of fibreglass to buttress its flexibility and strength,
  • Furniture: Designers are increasingly turning to balsa wood as a material for furniture, lauding its sustainability as a fast-growing tree along with its aesthetic properties.
  • Musical string instruments: Designer of musical instruments, particularly string instruments like violins, use balsa for its excellent acoustics.
  • Model bridges: It is useful for students of Design and Technology and engineering who need to build model bridges as part of the curriculum