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.

SHOP HARD MAPLE

Characteristics

Origin of Wood Type The U.S. and Canada
Botanical Name Acer Saccharum
Specific Gravity .71
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

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