German Lime

Tilia platyphyllos

Also called European Basswood, this species grows throughout Europe. It was the favorite wood of the English carver Grinling Gibbons and the German Gothic sculptor Tilman Riemenschneider. Pale in color, it has a straight grain and fine, even texture. It is easy to work and can easily be carved with, against, and cross the grain. It is recognized as one of the classic carving woods. Air-dried.

Item Number: W37081

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A 2 1/8 x 4 1/4 x 7 1/2"
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B 2 1/8 x 4 x 8 3/4"
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C 1 15/16 x 3 7/8 x 8 7/8"
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D 1 15/16 x 3 7/8 x 11 1/8"