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Re: Poplar
By:David Hanson
Date: 7/5/2001, 2:42 pm
In Response To: Poplar (Jim Carroll)

: I have an opportunity to pick up some nice poplar boards and was wondering if
: poplar is an acceptable wood for kayak building. I would of course have to
: cut them and put a cove and bead on them. I am planning on building a
: Great Auk out of Nicks book. Thanks

I used it to build the hardwood parts of the adjustable footbrace in Nick's book. I agree that it is heavy, somewhat brittle also.

Messages In This Thread

Jim Carroll -- 7/5/2001, 12:59 pm
Re: Poplar
Rick M -- 7/5/2001, 8:16 pm
Re: Poplar
garland reese -- 7/5/2001, 3:02 pm
Re: Poplar vs Tulip wood
eric schade (shearwater boats) -- 7/7/2001, 10:34 pm
Re: Poplar
Roger Nuffer -- 7/5/2001, 2:59 pm
Re: Poplar *Pic*
John Monfoe -- 7/7/2001, 5:10 am
Re: Poplar
JJ -- 7/20/2001, 6:02 pm
Re: Poplar
John Monfoe -- 7/21/2001, 6:08 am
Re: Poplar
David Hanson -- 7/5/2001, 2:42 pm
Re: Poplar
Scott Fitzgerrell -- 7/5/2001, 1:59 pm