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Poplar Solid Wood Shelves

Build your own bespoke shelving with these solid wood poplar tulipwood shelves planed all round and smooth square edged. They are available in a range of sizes and are great for making your own shelving solutions especially if you like a specific type of authentic solid hardwood. Great for book shelves and window boards for interior joinery and renovation. They are kiln dried and ready to install in your house. All you need is the brackets or battens. Our shelves are planed square edged finished smooth and great for painting, oiling and staining.

Poplar tulipwood timber

Timbersource supplies American Poplar AKA tulipwood in a variety of different thicknesses widths and lengths Our poplar is kiln dried and is kept in a temperature controlled warehouse. poplar is a very stable, strong and lightweight timber durable for indoor use. Poplar is often used for interior woodwork like kitchen cabinets, furniture and shelving. It is not recommended for outdoor use as it will rot after a short while.

Is Poplar a strong timber?

Poplar is strong but it is also lightweight and can be soft so it can dent quite easily. Its lightweight appeal is ideal for furniture making and interior joinery.

What is Poplar used for?

Poplar comes in great thicknesses and widths making it ideal for furniture making like beds, tables and chairs. It is also lightweight which works well for kitchen doors, shelves and wardrobes. Poplar is good for interiorwoodwork like skirting boards, architraves and door frames.

Can I paint Poplar?

Poplar has a very fine grain texture which means its ideal for painting. It is probably the best interior timber for taking a paint coat as its smooth texture once planed and pale colour requires little prep work and its porous nature makes for great paint adhesion. 

Timbersource are a leading online timber merchant in the UK, supplying poplar timber to the joinery, carpentry, construction and building trade at competitive prices. To Contact Us click HERE.

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