Sugar Maple


(Acer saccharum)
Also known as hard maple, and rock maple

Sapwood colour ranges from nearly white, to an off-white cream colour, sometimes with a reddish or golden hue. The heartwood tends to be a darker reddish brown. Birdseye maple is a figure found most commonly in hard maple, though its also found less frequently in other species. Hard maple can also be seen with curly or quilted grain patterns.

Fairly easy to work with both hand and machine tools, though slightly more difficult than soft maple due to hard maples higher density. 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. Janka hardness of 1,450

Common Uses: Decorative items, specialty products, furniture, etc.

Generally is moderately priced, though slightly more expensive than soft maple. Also, figured pieces such as birdseye, curl, or quilt are more expensive.


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Additional information

Weight 9999 lbs
Dimensions 9999 × 9999 × 9999 cm

1", 1.25", 2", 3"


8-12", 13-18", 19-28", 28-56"


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