Midwest

Balsa Wood Midwest

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. It is carefully dried in special kilns, reducing the water content to leave a light wood with a high strength to weight ratio. It is used by crafters, modelers, students, architects and others who need high quality project woods. Sheets and strips are 36" in length. Blocks measure 12" in length.

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Basswood Midwest

Basswood is desirable because of its economy, workability and finishing qualities. Its tight homogeneous grain structure makes it ideal for a wide variety of hobby, craft and miniature projects. Basswood may be stained or painted to represent any wood type.

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Craft & Hobby Wood Economy Bag Midwest

Craft and hobby wood in an economical bag of assorted shapes and sizes.

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Craft Plywood Sheets Midwest

These thin plywood sheets take paint and varnish well. Use for all types of woodworking projects. Requires a saw for cutting.

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Easy Cutter Midwest

This is a fast and accurate tool for cutting small wood strips to a desired length. Its die-cast aluminum angle plate with English and metric markings, integral protractor and high carbon steel blade make accurate angle cuts a snap. There's even a built in bottle opener.

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Hardwood Dowels Midwest

Often used in building and model-making, these long strips of round-cut hardwood come in 12" and 36" lengths and various diameters. The hardwood's rich grain lends authenticity to your work.

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Hobby & Craft Square Tool Midwest

This multi-purpose tool includes a 4" ruler, a 90º square for perpendicular alignment, strip and dowel/tubing identification gauges, a stop rail for quick alignment to your work surface and a protractor in 5 degree increments. All scales are in inches and millimeters.

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Mini Carving Balsa Blocks Set Midwest

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. It is carefully dried in special kilns, reducing the water content to leave a light wood with a high strength to weight ratio. Great for beginning wood carvers, crafters, modelers, students, architects and others who need high quality project woods. This set includes approximately a half board ft. of Balsa blocks. The sizes of the blocks will vary as no two packages are alike.

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Mini Carving Blocks Midwest

These blocks of basswood are perfect for carving small projects. Create miniatures, models, toys, gifts and other crafts - ideal for classrooms, workshops, beginners and prolific wood carvers.

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Modeling Hardwoods Midwest

These modeling hardwoods provide crafters, modelers, students, architects and others with project woods of the highest quality. They are made only of top-quality raw materials and each piece goes through a rigorous inspection and selection process during manufacture to assure consistent quality. Select from Pennsylvania hard cherry wood with an attractive tight grain pattern; Swetenia mahogany, which is considered by woodworkers to be premier wood or genuine American black walnut with a uniform distribution of dark and light shades within its relatively small grain.

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Project Cork Roll Midwest

A roll of 100% recycled cork that is easy to cut and shape. The cork can be die-cut and it accepts acrylic paint and water-based glue. Ideal for a variety of art and craft projects.

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Super Styrene Sheets Midwest

Super Styrene Sheets are extruded, not molded, for greater flexibility, and are resistant to UV light. Use them for finishing your architectural models. They're available in a variety of materials including styrene, PVC, PVC foam, clear lexan and polyester. Each sheet measures 7.6" x 12.6".

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Thin Plywood Midwest

These thin plywood sheets are popular for all types of woodworking projects. Made from aircraft grade birch, modeling birch and Micro-Lite Poplar, they take paint and varnish well and produce an outstanding finished piece.

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Balsa & Basswood Glue Midwest Special Order Only

A tacky formula white glue that works well with Midwest's micro-cut quality woods. Perfect for all types of craft, hobby, art and school projects. It sets in 45 minutes and dries clear and flexible in 24 hours. It can be cleaned with soap and water.

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Easy Miter Box Deluxe Midwest Special Order Only

This miter box allows you to cut five miter angles - 30º, 45º, 60º, 67.5º, and 90º. It accepts materials as wide as 2” and as thick as 1/2”. It is injection molded and also features three unique cam clamps that hold the material being cut firmly in place. Includes a razor saw.

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Super Easy Cutter Midwest Special Order Only

Eliminating the need for expensive and intimidating power tools, the Super Easy Cutter is designed to cut a variety of materials for craft, hobby and household projects. It provides a fast and accurate way to cut both balsa and hardwood strips, dowels and most plastics. The Super Easy Cutter is perfect for smaller hands or for cutting smaller materials and will cut materials up to 1/4" thick. Easy to use, with a convenient die-cast aluminum angle plate, it's a sure way to make accurate angle cuts - even perfect, beautifully mitered 45° bevels.

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