Forest Products Distributors sources yellow poplar lumber from various suppliers in the Southern region of the USA. Typical thicknesses include 25mm and 50mm. This species comes in a variety of NHLA grades including FAS, 1 common, 2 common, and 3 common. All of the yellow poplar we sell is kiln dried and rough surfaced.
Yellow Poplar Grades
FAS Minimum Size Board: 15.24cm x 2.44m Minimum Size Cutting: 10.16cm x 1.53m or 7.62cm x 2.13m Basic Yield: 83.33%
1 common Minimum Size Board: 7.62cm x 1.22m Minimum Size Cutting: 10.16cm x .61m or7.62cm x .91m Basic Yield: 66.67%
2 common Minimum Size Board: 7.62cm x 1.22m Minimum Size Cutting: 7.62cm x .61m Basic Yield: 50%
3 common Minimum Size Board: 7.62cm x 1.22m Minimum Size Cutting: 7.62cm x .61m Basic Yield: 33.33%
Yellow Poplar Uses
Yellow Poplar is one of the most common utility hardwoods sourced from the USA. There are many uses and applications of yellow poplar including pallets, crates, furniture, paper (pulpwood), plywood, light construction, cabinetry, musical instruments, doors, exterior trim and siding, paneling, moldings, millwork, and edge-glued panels. Our yellow poplar is sourced from the Southern region of the USA. These logs have straight, uniform grain with light cream to yellowish brown heartwood and yellow to white sapwood. This species has a high degree of workability in almost all circumstances.
Workability Properties Machining: Excellent Nailing: Fair Screwing: Very Good Gluing: Very Good Finishing: Excellent
*Possible ratings include: Excellent, Very Good, Good, Fair, Poor