||Yellow-Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)
||Also known as American whitewood, tulip poplar, tuliptree, tulipwood, poplar, popple, white poplar, canary wood, canoe wood, and saddletree.
||Grows in eastern United States and Canada. Not a true poplar.
||Generally straight grained with a fine, uniform texture. Yellowish brown heartwood, turning green upon exposure, and creamy white sapwood.
||Relatively light in weight, soft, and weak, with good stiffness and dimensional stability, moderate steam bending, and low decay resistance.
||Works well with machine or hand tools. Carves and turns easily. Glues, screws, and nails satisfactorily. Takes paint, stains, and other finishes well. Readily available and inexpensive.
||Used for furniture components, core stock for pianos and audio/video cabinets, sash, doors, shelving, boxes, crates, baskets, musical instruments, pattern making, woodenware, carvings, and pallets.