This was a venture into the unknown, a challenging but great learning experience. A client got in touch to ask about making some custom 2/3 height plantation shutters to fit a splayed bay.
We looked into various timber options and decided as the shutters were to be internal and paint finished that Poplar/Tulip wood could be an ideal candidate. It’s not necessary the most attractive timber as it has little figure and tends to vary from yellow-grey-green where heartwood meets sapwood. However its stability, price, machine ability and paint finish quality made it the perfect choice 🙂