Hard White Maple » Acer saccharum

Why Hard White Maple?
Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
woodworking characteristics

Character

At least 90% white sapwood. Known for its durability and strength, hence it's common use for flooring, butcher blocks, and large furniture. It has excellent turning properties, a fine & even texture, and a natural luster. Somewhat difficult to work due to high surface hardness. Paints and finishes very well, though.
color of Hard White Maple

Color Range

Creamy white to yellowish or pale tan.
other names for Hard White Maple

Other Names

Hard maple, Rock maple, Sugar maple, White Maple
uses for Hard White Maple

Some Typical Uses

Furniture, flooring, cutting boards, butcher blocks, heavy furniture, industrial parts, veneer, inlay, musical instruments, work benches
the Hard White 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 Hard White Maple tree grows in Northeastern USA & Canada.
map of where this wood grows
Weight

3.67

lbs /Bd. Ft.
2.51% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1450

Janka Rating (?)
12.40% harder than red oak (1290 lbf)
Density

0.68

Specific Gravity (?)
6.25% more dense than red oak (.64)

Woodworking with Hard White Maple:

General Workability
Average 5/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Average 6/10
Red Oak


Maple Hard White Hardwood Sample
Maple Hard White Hardwood Sample
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5
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  • Width: Ripped to 3''

$8.00 /ea.

Maple Hard White 4/4 Lumber
Maple Hard White 4/4 Lumber
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4.611
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  • Width: 4''-8'' variety of widths are in stock, edges are rough. Straight line ripping on one edge is available above.

$6.79 /Bd. Ft.

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Maple Hard White 6/4 Lumber
Maple Hard White 6/4 Lumber
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4.6
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Would recommend this product.
  • Width: 4''-8'' variety of widths are in stock, edges are rough. Straight line ripping on one edge is available above.

$7.29 /Bd. Ft.

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Maple Hard White 8/4 Lumber
Maple Hard White 8/4 Lumber
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4.421
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  • Width: 4''-8'' variety of widths are in stock, edges are rough. Straight line ripping on one edge is available above.

$7.99 /Bd. Ft.

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Maple Hard White 12/4 Lumber
Maple Hard White 12/4 Lumber
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5
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  • Width: 4''-8'' variety of widths are in stock, edges are rough. Straight line ripping on one edge is available above.

$12.99 /Board Feet

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Maple Hard White 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
Maple Hard White 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet of Lumber
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4
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  • Width: 3''-8'', with rough edges. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well, see above.
  • Quantity: A total of 10 board feet (or slightly more) are included, approximately 5 to 8 boards depending on the size

$105.00 /Pack

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Maple Hard White 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
Maple Hard White 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet of Lumber
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4.667
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  • Width: 4''-10'' variety with rough edges. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well (see above).
  • Quantity: Project Packs contain 20 board feet (or slightly more), which tends to be approximately 4 to 7 boards depending on the size

$183.00 /Pack

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Maple Hard White 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet
Maple Hard White 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet of Lumber
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4
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Would recommend this product.

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  • Width: Variety of 4''-10'' widths are included, the edges are rough. Straight line ripping on one edge is available below.
  • Quantity: 100 board feet, and ships in approximately 5 packages by UPS.

$694.00 /Pack

Maple Wood Edge Tape:  13/16'' x 250' Roll
Maple Wood Edge Tape: 13/16'' x 250' Roll
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  • Width: 13/16'' (for covering edges 3/4 or smaller)
  • Quantity: 1 roll has 250'

$39.00 /Roll

Maple Wood Edge Tape:  2'' x 250' Roll
Maple Wood Edge Tape: 2'' x 250' Roll
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  • Width: 2'' (for covering edges 1-3/4 or smaller)
  • Quantity: 1 roll has 250'

$99.00 /Roll

Maple Wood Edge Tape:  7/8'' x 25' Roll
Maple Wood Edge Tape: 7/8'' x 25' Roll
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5
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  • Width: 7/8'' (for covering edges 3/4 or smaller)
  • Quantity: 1 roll has 25'

$9.99 /Roll

Maple Wood Edge Tape:  2'' x 25' Roll
Maple Wood Edge Tape: 2'' x 25' Roll
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  • Width: 2'' (for covering edges 1-3/4 or smaller)
  • Quantity: 1 roll has 25'

$22.99 /Roll

 
Maple Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet Flat Cut: Peel-n-Stick backing
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  • Width: 24'' wide, typically 4 to 6 individual slices are laminated along the edges to create the full width.
  • Quantity: One sheet has 16 square feet

$57.10 /ea.

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Maple Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet Flat Cut: Paper back veneer
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5
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  • Width: 24'' wide, typically 4 to 6 individual slices are laminated along the edges to create the full width.
  • Quantity: One sheet has 16 square feet

$30.20 /ea.

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Maple Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet Flat Cut: Paper back veneer
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5
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  • Width: 48'' wide, typically 8 to 12 individual slices are laminated along the edges to create the full width.
  • Quantity: One sheet has 32 square feet

$60.50 /ea.

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Hard Maple Furniture Squares: 2'' x 2'' x 30''
Hard Maple Furniture Squares: 2'' x 2'' x 30''
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4.5
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  • Width: 1-15/16'' actual width

$14.00 /ea.

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Hard Maple Furniture Squares 4 pc Pack: 2'' x 2'' x 30''
Hard Maple Furniture Squares 4 pc Pack: 2'' x 2'' x 30''
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4.571
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Would recommend this product.

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  • Width: 1-15/16'' actual width
  • Quantity: 4 squares included

$69.00 /Pack

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Maple Hard White 1/2'' Lumber
Maple Hard White 1/2'' Lumber
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5
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Would recommend this product.
  • Width: 4''-10'' with the edges still rough. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well (available above with your order).

$4.69 /Sq. Ft.

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Maple Hard White 1/2'' Thin Craft Wood - 10 Square Feet Pack (2' to 4' Lengths)
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  • Width: 3''-8'', with rough edges. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well, see above.
  • Quantity: A total of 10 square feet (or slightly more) are included, approximately 4 to 6 boards depending on the size

$79.00 /Pack

Maple Hard White Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 6'
Maple Hard White Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 6'
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  • Width: 5.5" actual measured width. Nominally known as 1x6.

$28.00 /ea.

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