Soft Maple

$5.00$6.50

Unlike most other hardwoods, the sapwood of maple lumber is most commonly used rather than its heartwood. Sapwood colour ranges from almost white, to a light golden or reddish brown, while the heartwood is a darker reddish brown. Silver Maple can also be seen with curling and quilting grain patterns.

Fairly easy to work with both hand and machine tools, though maple has a tendency to burn when being machined with high-speed cutters such as in a router. Turns, glues, and finishes well, though blotches can occur when staining, and a pre-conditioner, gel stain, or toner may be necessary to get an even colour. With a Janka hardness of 700 to 950 , soft maple is extremely useful for a variety of applications that would require resistance to denting and scratching.

Common Uses: Veneer, paper (pulpwood),  boxes, crates/pallets, musical instruments, turned objects, and other small specialty wood items.

Description

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Additional information

Weight 52 lbs
Dimensions 30 × 12 × 6 cm
Grade

Select or Better

Thickness

1", 1.25", 2"

Colour

Sap, Regular

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