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Buying Balsa
Ted Horne provides a short rundown on the history of balsa and selection of planks, taking into consideration grain and weight.
Balsa Wood Road Map
Overview of balsa.
The E Zone: Planking Compound Curves -- by Jim Young
There are a few tricks to planking and it does require a bit of patience. Here is one way of getting the jobs done easily and quickly.
Specialized Balsa Wood, LLC
 
Mike's flying scale model pages
Writeup of how to build a lightweight scale model. Some good tips here.