Midwest Wood offers premium quality wood for the construction of models, doll houses, bazaar crafts and so much more! All sheets and strips are bundled and shrink-wrapped. Each individual piece is UPC coded. Balsa wood is carefully dried in special kilns, reducing the water content to leave a light wood with a high strength to weight ratio. The premier wood for all types of modeling projects, Balsa cuts easily with a hobby knife and may be stained or painted to represent any wood type.