Poplar wood has been a common utility hardwood in the United States for generations with good reason. It is soft and lightweight but very strong with a fine, even texture. Poplar is a good choice for beginner woodworkers.
- Common Names: Poplar, Tulip Poplar, Yellow Poplar, Tulipwood, White Poplar, Liriodendron tulipifera
- Origin: Midwest and eastern United States
- Color: Grayish-white to pale yellow sapwood with green to brown heartwood, color darkens and browns with time and light exposure
- Janka Hardness: 540 lbs/ft
- Avg. Weight: 2.75 lbs/bdft
- General Workability: Poplar is very easy to work with, so it's a great wood for beginner scroll sawyers. It cuts and engraves with a laser well and takes paint very well.
Project Ready? These thin wood sheets are perfect for scroll sawing, laser cutting and engraving, thick veneers, and much more.
Our Project Ready Poplar boards are kiln dried and surfaced and sanded to 150 grit on two sides.
Sizes are exact. |
This is all solid Poplar hardwood, not plywood, and is not glued. |
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These Poplar boards are solid hardwood, sanded to 150 grit on two sides. Sizes are exact.