Heidler Hardwood Lumber

Poplar - Special Widths

Thickness Grade Footage
4/4" 10" Up Select & FAS 760
5/4" 10" Up Select & FAS 1145
6/4" 10" Up Select & FAS 1275
7/4" 10" Up Select & FAS 490
8/4" 10" Up Select & FAS 590
10/4" 10" Up Select & FAS 70
12/4" 10" Up Select & FAS 0
16/4" 10" Up Select & FAS 600

Specie Information

    Liriodendron tulipifera

    Yellow poplar trees grow taller than any other U.S. hardwood species and they are members of the magnolia family. The bark, leaves, flowers, fruit and roots contain pharmaceuticals. The tree rarely is attacked by parasites. Poplar is the state tree of Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee.
    Widespread throughout Eastern U.S.
    The sapwood is creamy white and may be streaked, with the heartwood varying from pale yellowish brown to olive green. The green color in the heartwood will tend to darken on exposure to light and turn brown. The wood has a medium to fine texture and is straight-grained. Has a comparatively uniform texture.
    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.
    A medium density wood with low bending, shock resistance, stiffness and compression values, with a medium steam-bending classification. Excellent strength and stability.
    Very widely available.
    Light construction, furniture, kitchen cabinets, doors, musical instruments, exterior trim and siding, paneling, mouldings and millwork, edge-glued panels, turnings and carvings.
    11.2 percent of total U.S. hardwoods commercially available.

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