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mnguy

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#1 posted 01-11-2019 02:51 PM

Having used poplar for cabinet face frames, I suggest upgrading to hard maple. It paints well and resists dents and dings better than softer poplar or soft maple. On a small project like a vanity, it won’t increase your costs much.

That said, poplar machines nicely and paints up great.


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