Midwest's Basswood close, tight homogeneous grain structure makes it ideal for a variety of hobby, craft and miniature projects. Basswood is a favorite for carving! Recommended uses: airplanes, boats, crafts, model railroad and miniatures. May be stained or painted to represent any wood type. Thin basswood may be cut with a hobby knife, thicker pieces require a saw for cutting. This bag contains random sized sheets, strips and blocks. Contains 1/2 board foot (72 cubic inches) of "by-products" and "seconds."