Birds Eye Maple » Acer saccharum

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

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.
Birds Eye Maple grows in North America

map of where Birds Eye Maple grows
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".
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 Heavy Fig. Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' 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 # 3867

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