Soft Maple: Domestic Hardwood

Maple wood 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 MAPLE

Characteristics

Origin of Wood Type Eastern U.S.
Botanical Name Acer Rubrum
Specific Gravity .60
Avg. Weight Per BF 3.8 lbs
Color Range Light white sapwood, heartwood pink to grey
Rarity / Availability Common
Typical Avg. Width 5 – 14 inches
Typical Avg. Length 8 – 16 feet
Avg. Waste Factor 20%
Wood Uses All woodworking and cabinetry
Lumber Grades FAS through 2 common
Other Trade Names Red Maple or Silver Maple

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