GG Joinery offers American Poplar Tulipwood planks.
The boards 250mm, 280mm, and 300mm wide can be supplied as full stave panels. They are produced from 2 narrow planks glued along their edges to create a required width.
Tulipwood is ideal for mouldings or when timber is being painted or dark stained. Cost-effective timber.
American Poplar Tulipwood
Eastern United States
Heartwood is light cream to yellowish brown, with occasional streaks of grey or green. Sapwood is a pale yellow to white, not always clearly demarcated from the heartwood. Can also be seen in mineral stained colours ranging from dark purple to red, green, or yellow, sometimes referred to as Rainbow Poplar. Colours tend to darken upon exposure to light.
Poplar typically has a straight, uniform grain, with a medium texture. Low natural lustre.
Heartwood is rated as being moderately durable to non-durable, and susceptible to insect attack.
veneer, flooring, boatbuilding, furniture, cabinetry, musical instruments (piano pin blocks), plywood, and turned objects.
510 kg/m³ average
Easy to work, and finishes a fine, smooth surface. Takes nails without tending to split, and glues well. Can be stained or painted, and holds hard enamel finishes excellently.