The sapwood of poplar ranges from light yellow to white and the heartwood is light brown to olive green. The wood has a fine texture and is straight grained. Poplar is lightweight and its characteristics make it easy to machine, plane, glue, bore, nail, and screw. It takes and holds paints and stains very well.

Availability at Kamps Hardwoods:

Poplar is offered in NHLA 2Com&Btr grades. Poplar is inventoried in 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 7/4, 8/4, and 10/4 thickness.

Main Uses

Poplar is used in furniture, kitchen cabinets, doors, mouldings, and carvings.

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