In North America maple
grows to heights of 110 feet or more and can have a diameter of 2.5 feet.
Most maple have sapwood that is light cream color
with rusty brown tinges running through it. The heartwood
is a light reddish brown but can also be darker.
Maple tends to be a hard, dense type of wood that
machines well and is easy to work with using hand tools.
Maple is quite resistant to shock and this makes it
good for handles and sporting goods. Maple takes glue
well and also accepts stains and other finishes without
Maple is also known as
- birds eye maple
- sugar maple
- southern maple
Maple is commonly used for
- tool handles
Maple is known to cause respiratory irritation.
All of our domestic species are premium grade stock.Please see our lumber calculator below before ordering lumber by the square foot...