Aspen is easy to work with and is often used as an alternative to Basswood. Paint and stains work quite well with this specie.
Color: Sapwood is creamy white; heartwood is greyish brown to greyish white.
Physical properties: Light in weight, soft, moderately weak in strength.
Produced thicknesses: 4/4 through 8/4.
Applications: Mouldings, core stock for doors, framing, caskets, matchsticks, wooden cookware, interior cabinet parts, etc.