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Posted on To paint or to stain?

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#1 posted 10-15-2009 07:03 PM

I agree that poplar is lousy to stain. Like was said earlier, try it out on scrap wood to see how it looks. You will likely see for yourself (and the wife) that the poplar isn’t good for staining and, like Charlie said, the two woods will look different.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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