Formal Name: Populus tremuloides
Color: Sapwood is white, blending into light brown heartwood
Workability: Does not split when nailed, it machines easily with a slightly fuzzy surface, and turns, bores, and sands well. It takes paint and stain well to produce a good finish although care is required where the surface is fuzzy.
Physical Properties: Light and soft, low bending strength and stiffness, medium shock resistance, low bending strength