Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
CharacterFine textured, soft and lightweight. Easily worked and takes paint exceptionally well. Frequently finished to look like other woods.
Color RangeGrayish white sapwood with greenish brown heart.
Other NamesAmerican tulipwood, American whitewood, Canary whitewood, Canary wood, Canoe wood, Poplar, Popple, Saddletree, Tulip poplar, Tuliptree, Tulipwood, White poplar, Whitewood, Yellow poplar
Some Typical UsesFurniture, cabinets, jigs, drawer sides, painted furniture
What'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. The Poplar tree grows in North America
2.5lbs /Bd. Ft.
540Janka Rating (?)
0.42Specific Gravity (?)
Woodworking with Poplar:
Ease of Finishing