Birds Eye Maple » Acer saccharum

Why Birds Eye Maple?
Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
woodworking characteristics

Character

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 North America
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 psi)
Density

0.68

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

Woodworking with Birds Eye Maple:

General Workability
Average 5/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Average 5/10
Red Oak


Maple Birds Eye Hardwood Sample

Maple Birds Eye Hardwood Sample

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Maple Birds Eye 4/4 Lumber

Maple Birds Eye 4/4 Lumber Random Widths, Random Lengths

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

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Maple Birds Eye 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet

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Maple Birds Eye Heavy Fig. Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll
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Maple Birds Eye Heavy Fig. Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll
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Maple Birds Eye Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll


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Maple Birds Eye Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll


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Birds Eye Maple Pen Blanks

Birds Eye Maple Pen Blanks

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7/8 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3852

7/8 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3852


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7/8 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3853

7/8 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3853


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7/8 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3855

7/8 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3855


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4/4 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3862

4/4 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3862


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4/4 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3863

4/4 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3863


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4/4 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3864

4/4 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3864


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4/4 Curly Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3865

4/4 Curly Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3865


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7/8 Heavy Small Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3866

7/8 Heavy Small Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3866


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7/8 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3867

7/8 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3867


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7/8 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3868

7/8 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3868


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7/8 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3869

7/8 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3869


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7/8 Heavy Figure Curly Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3870

7/8 Heavy Figure Curly Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3870


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7/8 Heavy Curly Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3872

7/8 Heavy Curly Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3872


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4/4 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3873

4/4 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3873


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7/8 Curly Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3875

7/8 Curly Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3875


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4/4 Heavy Figure Brown Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3877

4/4 Heavy Figure Brown Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3877


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7/8 Heavy Figure Wide Brown Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3878


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7/8 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3854

7/8 Heavy Figure Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3854


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7/8 Heavy Figure Curly Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3858

7/8 Heavy Figure Curly Bird's Eye Maple, Unique Item # 3858


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