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Poplar (Botanical: Liriodendron tulipifera)

Information to help you do fine woodworking with Poplar - all products are listed at bottom
Poplar, Liriodendron tulipifera
Liriodendron tulipifera, Poplar lumber and wood
Liriodendron tulipifera, Poplar lumber and wood
Liriodendron tulipifera, Poplar lumber and wood
Characteristics
Light Heavy
Weight:
Soft Hard
Hardness:
Fine Coarse
Texture:
Easy Difficult
Working:
Easy Difficult
Finishing:
Chart Help
map of where this wood grows

woodworking characteristicsPoplar Characteristics

Fine textured, soft and lightweight. Easily worked and takes paint exceptionally well. Frequently finished to look like other woods.

color of PoplarColor Range

Grayish white sapwood with greenish brown heart.

other names for PoplarOther Names

American tulipwood, American whitewood, Canary whitewood, Canary wood, Canoe wood, Poplar, Popple, Saddletree, Tulip poplar, Tuliptree, Tulipwood, White poplar, Whitewood, Yellow poplar

uses for PoplarSome Typical Uses

Furniture, cabinets, jigs, drawer sides, painted furniture

the Poplar treeWhat's the Tree Like?

A tall, stately tree. May reach 150 feet high with a trunk up to 10 feet and free of branches for up to 90 feet.

where Poplar growsPoplar grows in

Eastern USA & Canada.

What Customers Say About This Wood

JL from Alexandria
rates it:
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Gary Coy from Kingfisher
rates it:
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S.C. from Indianapolis
rates it:
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Poplar Lumber Products for Sale with Prices

$7.00 /ea.

Buy Poplar Hardwood Sample

Poplar Hardwood Sample
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  • 1/2'' actual thickness, planed and sande ...
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$3.99 /Board Feet

Buy Poplar 4/4 Lumber

Poplar 4/4 Lumber
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  • 13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sides ...
  • 4''-12'' variety of widths are in stock, ...
  • Quantity discount! 25% off for 100+ ...
$4.09 /Board Feet

Buy Poplar 6/4 Lumber

Poplar 6/4 Lumber
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  • 1-5/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two side ...
  • 4''-12'' variety of widths are in stock, ...
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$4.19 /Board Feet

Buy Poplar 8/4 Lumber

Poplar 8/4 Lumber
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  • 1-13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sid ...
  • 4''-12'' variety of widths are in stock, ...
  • Quantity discount! 25% off for 100+ ...
$4.99 /Board Feet

Buy Poplar 12/4 Lumber

Poplar 12/4 Lumber
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  • 2-13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sid ...
  • 4''-12'' variety of widths are in stock, ...
  • Quantity discount! 25% off for 100+ ...
$76.00 /Pack

Buy Poplar 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet

Poplar 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
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  • A total of 10 board feet (or slightly mo ...
  • 13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sides ...
  • 3''-8'', with rough edges. Straight line ...
  • Quantity discount! 10% off 3+ Packs ...
$129.00 /Pack

Buy Poplar 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

Poplar 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
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  • Project Packs contain 20 board feet (or ...
  • 13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sides ...
  • 4''-12'' variety of widths are in stock, ...
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$477.00 /Pack

Buy Poplar 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet

Poplar 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet
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  • 100 board feet, and ships in approximate ...
  • 13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sides ...
  • 4''-12'' variety of widths are in stock, ...