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Re: Poplar
By:Roger Nuffer
Date: 7/5/2001, 2:59 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

Poplar can have a green tint. Someone on this website used poplar recently as an accent strip. The green tint worked fine in this situation.
Poplar is also heavy so take it easy on how much you use.

Roger Nuffer

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