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Poplar Dowels and Dowel Rods

Our Poplar dowels are kiln dried, clear, smooth and accurately sized. We provide an extensive inventory of dowel rod sizes ranging from 1/4" to 2" diameters in 3', 4', 5', 6', 7', and 8' lengths.

Mix & Match box quantities of any of our Poplar, Maple, Oak, Cherry, Walnut, Hickory or Ash wood dowel rods to get the best quantity price per box.

FAQ: Yellow-Poplar Yellow-poplar (Liri‑ odendron tulipifera) is also known as poplar, tulip-poplar, and tulipwood. Sapwood from yellow-poplar is sometimes called white poplar or whitewood. Yellow poplar grows from Connecticut and New York southward to Florida and westward to Missouri. The greatest commercial production of yellow poplar lumber is in the South and Southeast. Yellow-poplar sapwood is white and frequently several centimeters wide. The wood is generally straight grained and comparatively uniform in texture. Slow-grown wood is moderately light in weight and moderately low in bending strength, moderately soft, and moderately low in shock resistance. The wood has moderately high shrinkage when dried from a green condition, but it is not difficult to dry and is stable after drying. The lumber is used primarily for furniture, interior moulding, siding, cabinets, musical instruments, and engineered wood composites. Boxes, pallets, and crates are made from lower-grade stock. Yellow-poplar is also made into plywood for paneling, furniture, piano cases, and various other special products.

Common name Botanical name Density, g/cc Density, lbs/cu.ft. Modulus of rupture, air dry


Modulus of elasticity, air dry


Poplar, yellow Liriodendron tulipifera 0.427 26.66 6.52 1058

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