|Hard Maple |
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DESCRIPTION: Creamy white with reddish tinge & usually has a straight grain, sometimes curly or wavy. Fine brown growth rings give an attractive figure on plain sawn surfaces. Rays are longer than in Soft Maple. Texture is fine & even.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: North America
BOTANICAL NAME: Acer Saccharin
OTHER NAMES: White Maple, Sugar Maple, Rock Maple
WORKING PROPERTIES: Pre-drilling required for nailing & screwing. Takes stain, glue & polish satisfactorily.
USES: Suitable for furniture, joinery, sporting goods, piano actions, paneling, plywood & veneering. Excellent for turning.
JANKA HARDNESS: 1450