Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
CharacterAt 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 RangeCreamy white to yellowish or pale tan.
Other NamesHard maple, Rock maple, Sugar maple, White Maple
Some Typical UsesFurniture, flooring, cutting boards, butcher blocks, heavy furniture, industrial parts, veneer, inlay, musical instruments, work benches
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 North America
3.67lbs /Bd. Ft.
1450Janka Rating (?)
0.68Specific Gravity (?)
Woodworking with Hard White Maple:
Ease of Finishing