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Birds Eye Maple (Botanical: Acer saccharum)

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Birds Eye 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

Birds Eye Maple Compared to Red Oak:

General
Workability
Nice
Difficult




Wood
Texture
Fine
Coarse




Ease of
Finishing
Easy
Difficult




woodworking characteristics

Birds Eye Maple Wood Characteristics

Figured with many small swirls resulting in circular eyes separate from each other - dubbed birds eye figure. Same species as typical hard white maple, yet featuring this distinctive figure. The wood is hard and heavy, very durable with a fine texture. Birds eye figure does pose problems with planing and some hand tool operations.
color of Birds Eye Maple

Color Range

Cream white to reddish brown.
other names for Birds Eye Maple

Other Names

Hard maple, Rock maple, Sugar maple
uses for Birds Eye Maple

Some Typical Uses

Furniture, some cabinetry, high end pieces (furniture, interior trim and paneling, etc.) and fine accessories like jewelry boxes, desk clocks, etc.
the Birds Eye Maple tree

What's the Tree Like?

Produces sweet sap used to make maple syrup. Matures at heights of 90-120 feet with a trunk 24-36''. The Birds Eye Maple tree grows in Northeastern USA & Canada.
map of where this wood grows

Birds Eye Maple Lumber Products for Sale with Prices

$10.00 /ea.

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Buy Maple Birds Eye Hardwood Sample

Maple Birds Eye Hardwood Sample
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Buy Maple Birds Eye 4/4 Lumber

Maple Birds Eye 4/4 Lumber
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Buy Maple Birds Eye 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet

Maple Birds Eye 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
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Buy Maple Birds Eye 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

Maple Birds Eye 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
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Buy Maple Birds Eye 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet

Maple Birds Eye 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet
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Buy Maple Birds Eye Heavy Fig. Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer

Maple Birds Eye Heavy Fig. Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
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  • One sheet has 16 square feet ...
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$504.00 /ea.

Buy Maple Birds Eye Heavy Fig. Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer

Maple Birds Eye Heavy Fig. Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
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Buy Birds Eye Maple Pen Blanks

Birds Eye Maple Pen Blanks
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