CURLY MAPLE

At C.R. Lumber, we have a great selection of Curly Maple Wood for sale for you to choose from. Our Curly Maple lumber is available with heart color or selected for prime white color. The term Figured Maple means that the Maple hardwood contains a unique design or pattern, or a distinctive mark on its surface. Our Curly Maple lumber and Curly Hard Maple lumber are both available in random widths and lengths, as well as wide, book matched, and sets from the same log for consistent color and figure throughout. Curly Maple, also referred to as sugar maple, rock maple, quilted maple, and hard rock maple is a beautiful wood for any woodworking project that has a soft and flowing figure that many woodworkers seek, and Curly Maple has been a favorite among furniture makers in America since the early Colonial days. Did you know that the heels of most women’s shoes were made from maple until the turn of the century?

To this day, it is largely unknown how curly figured maple originates. It is unknown if it is due to climate, soil, wind, or other anomalies that occur in nature. Regardless, one fact remains: many woodworkers and instrument makers seek curly maple lumber as a primary wood for making fine furniture such as dressers, bookshelves, and jewelry boxes. And the Luthiers (instrument makers) consider Figured and Curly Maple wood to be a perfect wood for the creation of their acoustic guitars, electric guitars, arch bass guitars, violins, and mandolins. The term “quilted maple” refers to a type of “figure” within the maple wood itself. It is seen on the tangential plane (flat-sawn) and looks like a wavy “quilted” pattern, often similar to ripples on water and is a distortion of the grain pattern itself It is often used frequently in the manufacturing of musical instruments especially guitars and prized for it’s beauty. Our online store features exceptionally curly maple lumber, musical and luthier grade lumber, wide and bookmatched lumber, and sets from the same logs. So if you are looking for Curly Maple Lumber for sale, look no further than C.R. Muterspaw Lumber. We offer pick-up or nationwide shipping and delivery right to your door.

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