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Hard Country Maple (Botanical: Acer saccharum)

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Hard Country Maple By The Numbers:

3.67
lbs per board foot
Red Oak weighs 3.58 /BF
2.51% heavier than red oak
1450
Janka Hardness Rating (lbs-force) (?)
Red Oak is 1290
12.40% harder than red oak
0.68
Specific Gravity (?)
Red Oak is .64
6.25% more dense than red oak

Hard Country Maple Compared to Red Oak:

General
Workability
Nice
Difficult




Wood
Texture
Fine
Coarse




Ease of
Finishing
Easy
Difficult




woodworking characteristics

Hard Country Maple Wood Characteristics

Exactly the same species as Hard White Maple, the only difference is Country Maple contains the dark brown heartwood as well as pale white sapwood - it hasn't been manually sorted for solid white color. Known for its durability and strength. It has excellent turning properties , a fine, even texture, a natural luster. Somewhat difficult to work due to high surface hardness. Paints and finishes very well
color of Hard Country Maple

Color Range

Creamy white to yellowish or pale tan with dark brown bands and streaks. The variety of inconsistent color gives it a rustic, or country, appearance.
other names for Hard Country Maple

Other Names

Brown Hard maple, Rustic Maple, Rock maple, Sugar maple
uses for Hard Country Maple

Some Typical Uses

Furniture, flooring, industrial parts, desks, cabinetry, doors, cutting boards, small boxes and accessories
the Hard Country Maple tree

What's the Tree Like?

Also called Hard Rock Maple or Sugar Maple. Produces sweet sap used to make maple syrup. Matures at heights of 90-120 feet with a trunk 24-36. The Hard Country Maple tree grows in Northeastern USA & Canada.
map of where this wood grows

Hard Country Maple Lumber Products for Sale with Prices

$7.00 /ea.

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