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Lee Barker

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#1 posted 01-18-2013 04:40 PM

Poplar can be annoyingly soft, Richard. I think finishing is going to be frustrating not only for the contamination potential noted above, but also because it just doesn’t work up like walnut.

I don’t think it’s unworkable, I’d just like you to be prepared for what may be less than optimal results. In either case, there’s a whole lot of learning going on here, and that’s what it’s all about in my book.

Kindly,

Lee

-- "...in his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"


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