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Origin of Wood Type:
USA & Canada
Botanical Name:
Liriodendron tulipifera
Specific Gravity:
Avg. Weight Per BF (?):
Color Range:
White- Pale Yellow/ Brown
Rarity / Availability: (?):
Readily Available
Typical Avg. Width:
4" to 15", can be found up to 24" inches wide
Typical Avg. Length:
8' to 16' feet
Avg. Waste Factor (?):

Wood Uses:

Wood Carving, Cabinetry, Light Construction Work, Interior Trim for Boats, Toys, Doors, Plywood and many other uses!
lumber Grades (?):

Common 1 & 2, & FAS

Other Trade Names:

American Whitewood, Tulip Poplar, Tulipwood, Tulip Tree,


*One of the most used secondary woods for paint grade lumber, drawer sides and furniture backs
*Fast growing hardwood
*Trees often grow quite large
*Quiet grain, easy to work

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