Latin: Tilia americana Origin: North America

Basswood is a hardwood tree that has soft wood that was commonly used by the Indians to make ropes, rugs, and bandages.  This tree has very large leaves, and is commonly found in the New England area and around the continent of North America; its native habitat.  The wood of the American Basswood is creamy in color and redder in the center and has a fine texture. It is lightweight and soft so is most commonly used for carving.

Wood Type
Domestic hardwood

Fine even texture

Grain Pattern
Almost no distinguishable grain

Health Risks

Pale cream


Domestic Lumber

Product Name Size Price Add to Cart
BASSWOOD 4/4 4/4 $4.45 Add To Cart
BASSWOOD 8/4 8/4 $5.45 Add To Cart