Poplar Lumber at AFP Logs & Lumber, Inc. in Buckhannon, WV
A versatile wood that is easy to machine, plane, turn, glue and bore. It dries easily with minimal movement in performance and has little tendency to split when nailed. It takes and holds paint, enamel and stain exceptionally well.
The North-Eastern Appalachian region.
Light construction, furniture, kitchen cabinets, doors, musical instruments, exterior trim and siding, paneling, moldings and millwork, edge-glued panels, turnings and carvings. Widely available in thicknesses 4/4 through 10/4, limited availability 16/4 and thicker.
11.2% of total U.S. hardwoods commercially available.
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