Hard Country Maple (Botanical: Acer saccharum)Information to help you do fine woodworking with Hard Country Maple - all products are listed at bottom
Hard Country Maple By The Numbers:
Hard Country Maple Compared to Red Oak:
Hard Country Maple Wood CharacteristicsExactly 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 RangeCreamy 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 NamesBrown Hard maple, Rustic Maple, Rock maple, Sugar maple
Some Typical UsesFurniture, flooring, industrial parts, desks, cabinetry, doors, cutting boards, small boxes and accessories
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.
Hard Country Maple Lumber Products for Sale with Prices
Country Hard Maple Hardwood Sample
Country Hard Maple 4/4 Lumber
Country Hard Maple 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
Country Hard Maple 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
Country Hard Maple 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet