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poplar bark siding
« on: January 12, 2010, 08:16:21 PM »
im iterested in harvesting some yellow poplar on my farm.i was wanting to harvest the bark for siding. looking for all the info i can get.
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Re: poplar bark siding
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2010, 05:23:15 AM »
I don't believe it'll hold up to the weather very well!   :o
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Re: poplar bark siding
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2010, 01:26:32 PM »
There are many companies out there who would disagree with you, Chuck.
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Re: poplar bark siding
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2010, 08:16:55 PM »
Plus, I've looked at some websites that are saying 50+ years.  I'm not taking credit for finding these.  They were given to me.  I was really surprised.

http://www.poplarbarksiding.com/

http://barkhouse.com/materials-products/bark-siding



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Re: poplar bark siding
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2010, 08:44:16 PM »
thanks for the info majicman.i found a step by step on ''the view from bunny vista''if your interested in looking. its worth watching.
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