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Rex has 10 million board feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in stock
10 Million Board Feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in Stock.
Any lumber from any location can be shipped to you promptly
Any Lumber at Any Rex Location is Available to Ship to You Promptly.

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Poplar

Poplar

Liriodendron Tulipifera

Magnoliaceae - The Magnolia Family

Other Common Name(s):

American Tulipwood, American Whitewood, Canary Whitewood, Canary Wood, Canoe Wood, Hickory Poplar, Popple, Saddletree, Tulip Poplar, Tuliptree, Tulipwood, White Poplar, Whitewood, Yellow Poplar

FSC Available

Domestic Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Interior Use Only

Uses:

Cabinets, Carving, Doors, Furniture, Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings, Musical Instruments

Distribution:

Poplar grows throughout much of the eastern half of the United States. It usually grows in pure stands and prefers moist well drained soil.

General Description

The sapwood is a creamy white and can be variegated or striped. The heartwood tends to have a pale olive color to a pale brown color, and is known to have dark blue, dark purple, dark green and black streaks. The wood is straight grained and has a very fine and even texture.

Price Range: ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive)

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Working Properties

Machining:
Good
Nailing:
Fair
Glueing:
Good
Screwing:
Fair
Finishing:
Good

Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
2.5
Specific Gravity:
0.40 - 0.42
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
6,000 - 10,100
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
1,220 - 1,580
Side Hardness (lbs):
540

Additional Information

The wood is relatively in inexpensive, and is frequently used for paint grade mouldings and millwork. The specie takes nails and screws well, but does not hold onto to them well.

Items Available

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  • 4/4 FAS
  • 4/4 FAS - Nominal Dimension
  • 4/4 Sel & Btr
  • 4/4 #1 Com
  • 4/4 #2 Com
  • 5/4 FAS
  • 5/4 FAS - Nominal Dimension
  • 5/4 Sel & Btr
  • 5/4 #1 Com
  • 5/4 #2 Com
  • 6/4 FAS
  • 6/4 #1 Com
  • 6/4 #2 Com
  • 7/4 FAS
  • 8/4 FAS
  • 8/4 #1 Com
  • 8/4 #2 Com
  • 10/4 FAS
  • 10/4 #1 Com
  • 10/4 #2 Com
  • 12/4 FAS
  • 12/4 #1 Com
  • 12/4 #2 Com
  • 14/4 FAS
  • 14/4 #1 Com
  • 16/4 FAS
  • 16/4 #1 Com
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