poplar for use in cheese board

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Forum topic by wiser1934 posted 06-26-2014 01:57 PM 1040 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-26-2014 01:57 PM

Topic tags/keywords: poplar cheese board end grain

any of my learned colleagues see any problems in using poplar for an end grain cheese board????? thanks

-- wiser1934, new york

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#1 posted 06-26-2014 02:47 PM

That does not seem like a good idea to me. Poplar is quite porous. I would think bad things would get trapped in the pores. But if you find really tight grain and oil it well, it might work. Cheese boards are quite small and I would think you could find another hardwood for not much money.


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#2 posted 06-26-2014 03:17 PM

Not good…..I’d look at other options….......

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#3 posted 06-27-2014 02:18 AM

steve and rick kind of my thoughts also. will look for other suitable woods. i knew you would answer my post , steve. thanks much

-- wiser1934, new york

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