Poplar, Yellow

Sapwood is creamy white, tending to a light yellow-green with age. Heartwood varies from light yellow-brown to dark olive-green. It takes on a steel blue color if mineral stain is present. Yellow poplar has a fine texture with straight, uniform grain.

Machinability: Easily machined to a smooth finish with a variety of tools. Holds nails and screws well, but should be pre-drilled for best results. Good for staining or painting, and polishes well.

Density: Specific gravity of .51

Thickness: 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 8/4, 10/4

Grades: FBTR, Sel., 1 Com.

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