|Tiger Maple/Curly Soft|
|Tiger Maple/Curly Soft |
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DESCRIPTION: Creamy white & has a wavy, or "curly" grain. It is a bit less lustrous than Hard Maple & growth rings are comparatively indistinct. Rays are narrower than in Hard Maple.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: North America
BOTANICAL NAME: Acer Saccharum
WORKING PROPERTIES: Can be worked fairly well with hand & power tools. Takes nails satisfactorily with care. Gluing results vary. Can be stained & polished to excellent finish.
USES: Suitable for furniture, joinery, domestic flooring, sporting goods, turning, paneling, plywood & veneering.
JANKA HARDNESS: 950