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Hard Maple, White
 

Common Name: Hard Maple
Latin Name: Acer Saccharum
Characteristics of the Tree: It can grow to a moderate size of 70m (90ft) in height and reach a diameter of
750mm (2ft 6in).
Characteristics of the Wood: The heavy wood is hard wearing, straight grain and fine texture. The heartwood is light reddish-brown, while the sapwood is often selected for its qualities of whiteness.
Common Uses: Furniture, cabinetry, flooring, turnery,
musical instruments, butcher's blocks and veneer.
Workability:
The wood is difficult to work with hand and machine tools, particularly if irregularly grained. It accepts glues well.
Finishing: It accepts stain well and can be polished to a fine finish.
Average Dry Weight: 740kg/m3 (46lb/ft3)
Source Information: "Collins Good Wood Guide", Harper/Collins Publishers


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CURRENTLY IN STOCK:
24,000' 4/4 FAS/Select #1 & #2 White
12,000' 4/4 FAS/Select Sap 1 Face
24,000' 5/4 FAS/Select #1 & #2 White
12,000' 5/4 #1 Common Sap 1 Face & Btr
10,000' 6/4 FAS/Select #1 & #2 White
2,300' 7/4 FAS/Select #1 & #2 White
2,100' 7/4 FAS/Select Sap 1 Face
1,400' 7/4 #1 Common Sap 1 Face & Btr
500' 7/4 #2 Common Sap 1 Face & Btr
4,300' 8/4 FAS/Select #1 White
9,000' 8/4 FAS/Select #1 & #2 White
7,000' 8/4 FAS/Select #2 White & Sap 1 Face
12,000' 10/4 FAS/Select #1 & #2 White
6,600' 12/4 FAS/Select #2 White, S1F & Brown

 

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