Nice looking sticks, Randy. (This one and the red maple one) Did you find the poplar quite soft? We don't have it up here except where planted as an ornamental.It wasn't to hard or to soft I would say about medium.
We do have something referred to as poplar (or "popple" to most people, including me) which is actually a quaking aspen. Very soft stuff, only good for pulp and beaver food.
What is the advantage of using linseed oil and tung oil?
I used the linseed oil to give the wood some more color and used the tung oil to give it sheen didn't want it to glossy.What is the advantage of using linseed oil and tung oil?