Maple

Maple

Attributes Hard maple is also called sugar maple, hence its scientific name, "Acer saccharum." Maple's sapwood is pale to creamy white, whereas its heartwood is creamy white to light reddish brown. Maple has a very subdued, closed grain with moderate figuring and uniform texture. A durable species that is native to North America, Maple is is twice as hard as Douglas Fir and 6% harder than White Oak.
Ideal for Because of its lighter color, it is a frequent choice for contemporary architectural styles and flooring. Sugar Maple is also a popular choice for musical instruments, bowling alleys, butcher blocks, and baseball bats.
Janka Hardness 1450
Widths 1 1/2", 2 1/4", 3", 3 1/4", 4", 5", 6"
Thicknesses 3/4"
Available Grades Character, Second & Better, #3 Common, #1 Common & Better, Select & Better, Maple First Grade