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Re: [bolger] Re: RE; PINE PLYWOOD

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  • Harry James
    And was a favorite building wood of the late Robb White if I remember correctly HJ
    Message 1 of 28 , Dec 11, 2007
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      And was a favorite building wood of the late Robb White if I remember
      correctly

      HJ

      John Kohnen wrote:
      > Your N. Carolina "poplar" is yellow poplar, tulip poplar, or tulip tree --
      > Liriodendron tulipifera. It's not even remotely related to cottonwood or
      > it's poplar relatives -- Populus spp. Makes things confusing, doesn't it?
      > <g>
      >
      > On Sun, 09 Dec 2007 22:11:17 -0800, Patrick C wrote:
      >
      >
      >> ...
      >> Also, though the
      >> wood seems similar (though I don't recall noticing a greenish tint in
      >> cottonwood logs), it seems to me that the cottonwood leaves were a
      >> different shape from the poplar leaves here in North Carolina. Been a
      >> few years, though, so I could be misremembering.
      >> I can attest to poplar's lack of resistance to rot -- it does indeed
      >> decay faster than it dries in a humid environment. You sure can get wide
      >> planks out of it, though. Not to mention big bowls and trays.
      >> ...
      >>
      >
      >
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