Country Hard Maple Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

Country Hard Maple Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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Country Hard Maple Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

Get your hands on a wood you've never tried before! It's simple. Samples are milled on all sides to the standard size of 1/2'' X 3'' X 6'', as determined by The International Wood Collectors Society, and include the shipping cost within the 48 U.S. Each one is labeled with the botanical and common names. Use these to test finishes and stains, to compare color and grain characteristics, etc.
 
Why Choose Country Hard Maple?

Expect a dramatic display of natural color with white sapwood, brown heartwood, and occasional dark mineral streaks. Country maple is our description of the hard maple that’s left over after the 100% white boards have been separated out. In turn, country maple costs less and offers eccentric color.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 1/2"
Width 3"
Length 6"
Grade Samples are milled on all sides, cut square and sanded; wood is a product of nature with inconsistencies from piece to piece. Use species samples as a guide, not a perfect representation.
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

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About Country Hard Maple (Acer saccharum)

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 psi)
Density

0.68

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

General Workability
Average 5/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Average 6/10
Red Oak

map of where Country Hard Maple tree grows
Country Hard Maple is a domestic wood from North America

Expect a dramatic display of natural color with white sapwood, brown heartwood, and occasional dark mineral streaks. Country maple is our description of the hard maple that’s left over after the 100% white boards have been separated out. In turn, country maple costs less and offers eccentric color.

color of Country Hard 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.
the Country Hard 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.
other names for Country Hard Maple
Other Names
Brown Hard maple, Rustic Maple, Rock maple, Sugar maple
uses for Country Hard Maple
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, flooring, industrial parts, desks, cabinetry, doors, cutting boards, small boxes and accessories

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