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KD FAS American Poplar (Tulipwood) American Poplar, also known as Tulipwood or Liriodendron tulipifera, is a hardwood tree native to North America. The tree can grow up to 50 metres tall, with a straight and cylindrical trunk. The wood is light to medium yellow-brown in colour, with a straight and fine grain, and a uniform texture. American Poplar is a popular choice for a wide range of applications due to its versatility, workability, and affordability. It is commonly used for furniture, cabinetry, millwork, and interior trim. The wood is also highly receptive to stains and finishes, which allows it to be customised to suit a variety of design styles and preferences. American Poplar is a sustainable timber source, with forests being managed for selective harvesting to ensure future growth. The wood is readily available and affordable, which makes it a popular choice for both commercial and domestic applications. American Poplar is also known for its excellent workability, as it can be easily machined, sanded, and finished to achieve a smooth surface. It is also highly receptive to glue and can be nailed or screwed with ease. The wood is also known for its ability to take stains and finishes well, which makes it a popular choice for a variety of design styles. One of the unique features of American Poplar is its distinct greenish-yellow heartwood, which is often used for decorative purposes. The wood is also known for its lack of distinct figure, which allows it to be used for applications where a neutral, uniform appearance is desired. Overall, American Poplar is a versatile and reliable wood that is prized for its ease of use, affordability, and attractive appearance. Its versatility makes it a popular choice for a wide range of applications, from furniture and cabinetry to decorative millwork and trim.
Category Hardwoods / American Hardwoods Botanitcal Name Liriodendron Tulipifera Origin American Uses Pattern making / carving. Interior fittings and joinery
Density 450 kg/m3 Colour Pale Yellowish Brown Grain Straight Texture Regular to fine


1" x 5" + Wdr 1 ¼" x 5" + Wdr 1 ½" x 5" + Wdr 2" x 5" + Wdr 2 ½" x 5" + Wdr 3" x 5" + Wdr 4" x 5" + Wdr
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