Maple Hard White Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 6'
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 wellEasy Size!
Hobby boards make it easy to get started on your project. They're perfectly sized to nominal 1x6 boards (3/4"x5.5" to be exact) with clean, straight edges and smooth faces. They're lovingly milled from kiln dried, Select & Better lumber so you get gorgeous, clear, ready-to-use wood.
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About Hard White Maple (Acer saccharum)View All Hard White Maple Products
3.67lbs /Bd. Ft.
Ease of Finishing
Hard White Maple is a domestic wood from North America
A desireable combo of nearly-white color with ultra-tight grain. The wood is well known for its durability and strength, which is why you'll find it used for flooring, butcher blocks, and large furniture. Expect a smooth texture and a natural luster that's somewhat difficult to work due its hardness. But nothing else compares when you need the durability and appearance of hard maple.
Creamy white to yellowish or pale tan.
Produces sweet sap used to make maple syrup. Matures at heights of 90-120 feet with a trunk 24-36".
Hard maple, Rock maple, Sugar maple, White Maple
Furniture, flooring, cutting boards, butcher blocks, heavy furniture, industrial parts, veneer, inlay, musical instruments, work benches
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