Poplar Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"

Poplar Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"

$4.00 ea.

1-4 $4.00 ea.
5+ $3.60 ea. (10% off)
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Poplar Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"

These turning squares are cut from premium kiln dried lumber. They're ready to be turned into furniture spindles, table legs, small accessories (letter openers, utensils, etc), and other fine woodworking projects.
 
Why Choose Poplar?

Budget-friendly poplar beats the pants off of pine. It's soft but dense so it's delightfully easy to shape and machine. The tight grain makes the perfect choice for stain or paint, but poplar works fine with a clear finish, too.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 1-3/4"
Width 1-3/4"
Length 18"
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

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About Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)

Weight

2.5

lbs /Bd. Ft.
-30.17% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

540

Janka Rating
-58.14% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.42

Specific Gravity
-34.38% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 4/10
Red Oak

map of where Poplar tree grows
Poplar is a domestic wood from North America

Budget-friendly poplar beats the pants off of pine. It's soft but dense so it's delightfully easy to shape and machine. The tight grain makes the perfect choice for stain or paint, but poplar works fine with a clear finish, too.

color of Poplar
Color Range
Grayish white sapwood with greenish brown heart.
the Poplar tree
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.
other names for Poplar
Other 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 Poplar
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, cabinets, jigs, drawer sides, painted furniture

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