Poplar Live Edge Slabs

Poplar slabs are growing in popularity as the rainbow poplar tends to have a really unique grain pattern with numerous colors that show once finished.  We currently have poplar in the drying process that is 50"+ throughout the entire diameter, which is why it's so desirable. Very rarely can we find trees the size of the massive poplars around Pennsylvania.  Shop our current inventory of kiln-dried poplar slabs below.

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Poplar Live Edge Cookie Slab

72″x77″ Poplar Burl Cookie Slab

$3,600.00

Species: Rainbow Poplar

Measurement 1: 77″

Measurement 2: 72″

Thickness: ~2.5″

Notes: This burl cookie slab has cracking from the drying process. Very rarely do we get cookies this large in stock.  The cracks can be bowtied and/or filled with epoxy for an additional fee.  Please contact us for a quote if you’d like us to make this piece into a table.

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Poplar Slab Cost Sheet By The Board Foot

Live edge slabs made from poplar wood vary in price based on the overall board feet and width.  The prices below do not apply to poplar cookie slabs.  These slabs often are large enough to make a dining table or other piece that doesn't require any bookmatching.  The prices in the table below are specifically for rough cut, kiln-dried slabs.  We can flatten and sand the poplar slabs for an additional $80/hr.

Slab WidthAsh Slabs
20" or Less$5/bd ft
20"-29" Wide$7/bd ft
30"-34" Wide$8/bd ft
35"-39" Wide$10/bd ft
40"-44" Wide$12/bd ft
45"+ Wide$15/bd ft

Introducing Poplar Wood Slabs

Poplar is a very common choice for those looking to use a hardwood for their project.  It offers a range of colors including tan, brown, green, blue, black, purple and yellow.  Because of the range of color found in some poplar slabs, it gets it's nickname of "Rainbow" poplar.

Though it's known to not be as strong as hardwoods such as red oak or white oak, poplar is considerable for certain locations because it has considerable resistance to rot and insect damage.  We often have customers using poplar for projects such as workshop tables, bartops, and more.

 

Poplar Live Edge Slabs For Sale

If you have a need for poplar slabs, look no further than Lancaster Live Edge.  Our sawmill specializes in poplar lumber and we often get massive poplar trees in our log yard.  These trees do not fit through our mill, so we cut them into slabs.  We currently have numerous large logs in the drying process in this species, so our inventory will grow over the coming months.  If you have any questions about poplar slabs, or you'd like to see them in person, please contact us online and we will get in touch with you!