Hard Maple: Domestic Hardwood
Maple is classified as a domestic wood with a variety of grains, patterns, or figures including, Birdseye Maple, Tiger Maple, Curly Soft Maple, Soft Maple, Curly Hard Maple, Hard Maple, and Ambrosia Maple.
At C.R. Muterspaw Lumber, we specialize in all of them. All varieties are used for furniture making, cabinetmaking, domestic flooring, joinery, sporting goods, plywood, paneling, and veneering.
|Origin of Wood Type||The U.S. and Canada|
|Botanical Name||Acer Saccharum|
|Avg. Weight Per BF||4.2 lbs|
|Color Range||Sapwood is white and the heartwood is brown to grey|
|Rarity / Availability||Common|
|Typical Avg. Width||5 – 12 inches|
|Typical Avg. Length||8 – 12 feet|
|Avg. Waste Factor||25%|
|Wood Uses||Woodworking, Cabinetry, Trim, Flooring, and Musical Instruments|
|Lumber Grades||FAS through 2 common|
|Other Trade Names||Rock Maple, Hard Rock Maple, Sugar Maple|