American Poplar/Tulipwood

American Poplar/Tulipwood FAS grade


Kiln Dried

Generally supplied between 10 – 14% moisture content


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Square edge

All boards have had all wane machined off


Widths

100mm and wider up to about 430mm


Thickness available

Grain-Poplar

From stock – 26, 32, 38, 51, 65 & 76mm


Lengths

From 2 metres and longer up to about 5.4 metres


Appearance

White to yellowish sapwood with a straw brown to slightly greenish heartwood. Uniform texture with soft and even grain


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Uses

  • Furniture
  • Picture frames
  • Interior trim
  • Kitchen cabinets
  • Interior joinery

Working properties

  • Excellent for machining
  • Pre bore for nails and screws
  • Paint and stains very well
  • Moderate steam bending
  • Glues well
  • Small movement in service

Physical properties

  • Medium density
  • Low bending & crushing strength
  • Low stiffness

Durability

  • Non-durable