POPLAR

All cabinets are constructed of kiln dried unfinished Poplar .


Door stiles 1" thick.

• Drawer fronts are 1" thick Poplar, (beaded style 3/4" thick) Drawer sides and back 1/2" pine Drawer bottoms 7/32" plywood.


Wall cabinets have 1/8" plywood backs.


Base Cabinets come without backs unless specified.


All cabinets are considered "ready to finish" however individual preference may be to further detail sand.


All drawer cabinets are complete with epoxy-coated 100lb, 3/4 extension drawer slides.

Zinc 100lb full extension slides are available at an up charge.

Soft close under mount full extension slides are available at an up charge.


All cabinets complete with Youngdale knife hinges installed. They are antique brass finish. This hinge is very adjustable and it is necessary, after finish and final installation to do so for proper door alignment.

  


No holes drilled or handles supplied.


All shelves are adjustable unless otherwise specified. (except BEZ & BEZD).


When ordering clear glass and mullion doors, double strength window glass is included on standard size wall cabinets. Any odd or oversized glass doors do not include glass.


No glass supplied in base cabinets, doors prepped for glass

Liriodendron tulipifera
Other Names: Yellow Poplar, Tulip Wood

Strength and mechanical properties

Yellow poplar trees grow taller than any other U.S. hardwood species and they are members of the magnolia family. The bark, leaves, flowers, fruit and roots contain pharmaceuticals. Poplar is the state tree of Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Where it Grows
Widespread throughout Eastern U.S. Tree heights can reach 150 feet.

Main Uses
Light construction, furniture, kitchen cabinets, doors, musical instruments, siding, paneling, mouldings and millwork, edge-glued panels, turnings and carvings.

Relative Abundance
11.2 percent of total U.S. hardwoods commercially available.

Did You Know?
The poplar tree is rarely attacked by parasites.

General Description
The sapwood is creamy white and may be streaked, with the heartwood varying from pale yellowish brown to olive green. The green color in the heartwood will tend to darken on exposure to light and turn brown. The wood has a medium to fine texture and is straight-grained; has a comparatively uniform texture.

Working Properties
A versatile wood that is easy to machine, plane, turn, glue and bore. It dries easily with minimal movement in performance and has little tendency to split when nailed. It takes and holds paint, enamel and stain exceptionally well.

Physical Properties
A medium density wood with low bending, shock resistance, stiffness and compression values, with a medium steam-bending classification. Excellent strength and stability.

Availability
Very widely available.

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