Here's a table of some of the locally available woods (only lightweight woods are included), without prices as these are too variable. I included balsa wood just a as reference. Its mechanical properties are too variable to be of use.
|Pino Paraná||Reddish yellow||0.52|
Finally I decided on timbo wood. Even though my friendly carpenter assured me he wouldn't want to help me cutting it because of the agressive dust it produces. Oh well, I'll have to cut it myself then - timbo has many interesting qualities though:
Continue with cutting and planing the strips.
|(c) John Coppens ON6JC/LW3HAZ|