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16lb foam density and comparible wood floatation charactoristic

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I am thinking about trying foam for the first time and was wondering which type of wood most closely matches the buoyancy of 16lb foam.

I was planning on making a proto-type of wood and then making a mold of that (if the proto-type works action wise)

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I am thinking about trying foam for the first time and was wondering which type of wood most closely matches the buoyancy of 16lb foam.

I was planning on making a proto-type of wood and then making a mold of that (if the proto-type works action wise)

My model weighed 6 gms in balsa and 10 in foam, if that helps.

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16 lb foam is the same density as paulownia wood. Balsa is 11.2 lbs/cu ft and white cedar is 20 lbs.

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