Tilia Americana

Also Known As: Basswood, Linden, Lime Tree

Available Thicknesses

4/4, 5/4, 8/4

Other Styles


Cut and Surface Options

Surfacing and ripping is available upon request. More Info Here

About Basswood

American Basswood grows between 50 feet and 80 feet in height with a 30 foot to 50-foot spread. American Basswood wood is pale white to light brown in color with a straight, fine grain pattern. Basswood lumber is otherwise known as American Basswood, Lime, and Linden.

Basswood Grades

Grade Dimensions Available Thicknesses Description
F&B NHLA 5" and wider by 7' and longer
7' and 8' packaged together
4/4, 5/4, 8/4 NHLA standard
1,2 COM NHLA 3" and wider by 6' and longer 4/4, 5/4, 8/4 NHLA standard
Pallet NHLA 3" and wider by 6' and longer 4/4, 5/4, 8/4 Sound 3B

Physical Characteristics

Basswood is a soft, lightweight wood, pale in color, with fine close grain. It is usually free of large knots. Our Basswood hardwood comes from within about a 100-mile radius (62 km) of our manufacturing facilities. The light density of basswood lumber makes it well suited for woodenware, crates, blinds, and internal furniture parts. Easy to work with hand tools, kiln-dried basswood is often used for wooden carving. In mouldings and many other applications, it can be used as a substitute for aspen or poplar.

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If you’re a distributor or a manufacturer looking for container load or truckload quantities of our lumber grades, please contact us today. Mixed species, thickness, and grade inquiries are welcome.