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.
|Origin of Wood Type||Eastern U.S.|
|Botanical Name||Acer Rubrum|
|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|