Maple Hard White 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet of Lumber

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Maple Hard White 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

$189.00 /Pack

1-2 $189.00
3+ $170.10 /Pack (10% off)
Tip: mix or match for your best price! Details
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$20.00 East of Mississippi River
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hardwood lumber sizes
Hard White Maple lumber pack comes with an assortment of widths and lengths.
Here's what you can expect:
13/16" Thickness

Also known as 4/4, S2S.
Surfaced 2 sides (S2S) to 13/16" actual thickness. May still require you to flatten, plane, shape or sand your project parts to fit your project.

Learn more in our blog: "What Does 4/4 Mean in Lumber?"

4" to 10" Widths

This is the range of widths that are usually available in this pack.

  • Price shown is for a random selection of widths within this range
  • Special hand-selection is avaialble at an additional fee, please contact to inquire
  • Edges are rough sawn
  • Straight edge ripping service is available for a small fee

48" to 84" Lengths

Lengths will vary within this range.

A 20 board foot Project Pack is a great way to buy some lumber because they're simple and we stand behind them with our 100% satisfaction guarantee. A Project Pack includes a total of 20 board feet of our hand-picked lumber, and you'll get a fantastic assortment of widths (typically between 4'' and 10''), and lengths (between 4' and 8'). Purchase a Project Pack when you need enough wood to make a medium sized project like a coffee table or cabinet. As usual, all the lumber is surfaced on two sides (S2S), and kiln dried.

About Hard White 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 Hard White Maple tree grows
Hard White Maple is a domestic wood from North America

At 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 of Hard White Maple
Color Range
Creamy white to yellowish or pale tan.
the Hard White 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".
other names for Hard White Maple
Other Names
Hard maple, Rock maple, Sugar maple, White Maple
uses for Hard White Maple
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, flooring, cutting boards, butcher blocks, heavy furniture, industrial parts, veneer, inlay, musical instruments, work benches

lumber random widths Random Widths
You will cut and/or glue to create the sizes you need
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber Surfaced Smooth S2S
We buy rough sawn lumber and have it surfaced 2 sides (S2S) so you're ready to work
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber Kiln Dried
We stock kiln dried lumber and store it in a protected warehouse
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber 83%+ Clear
Unless stated otherwise, we stock Select & Better graded lumber that's at least 83% clear one side
lumber thickness Lumber Compared
Various lumber thickness as compared to one another
  1. Decide how much board footage you need
  2. Factor in enough to work with! You'll want to arrange grain patterns, sort color, fix mistakes, run test cuts, make finish samples, etc.
  3. Lumber comes in random widths and lengths. If you need special size considerations, please let us know by using the "Minimum Size Request" box in the order form or by confirming your needs by phone or email.
  4. Expect your final amount of footage to change slightly. Buying by the board foot is an exercise in estimation, therefore we don't know the precise amount of footage you'll receive (and be billed for) until we physically select the wood for your order.
  5. We want to get your order right! So we may need to contact you for clarification. Please use a good phone and email during checkout.

This is the unit of measurement for hardwood lumber when it's bought/sold in random widths and random lengths.

Board footage is a measurement of volume, and it's abbreviated Bd. Ft.

One board foot is equal to 144 cubic inches.

board foot formula

It's a fraction that refers to rough (RGH) sawn thickness of lumber, and it tells you approximately how many quarters of an inch make up the thickness.

Surfaced lumber is thinner because it started out as rough sawn but it's been planed smooth. Planing removes thickness.

Rough Sawn (RGH) Surfaced (S2S)
4/4 ~1" 13/16"
5/4 ~1-1/4" 1-1/16"
6/4 ~1-1/2" 1-5/16"
8/4 ~2" 1-13/16"
12/4 ~3" 2-13/16"

Unless otherwise specified, our lumber is "Surfaced 2 Sides" or S2S for short.

Check out our article if you want the full explanation.

If you can cut your own pieces to size, here's how we can help:

  1. Enter requirements into the order form where it says, "Minimum Size Request"
  2. Tell us what you want to acheive or make
  3. You will receive wood that can yeild what you need. (You will create the final size)
  4. We may need to contact you for clarification

You will cut and/or join your material to create the finished sizes you need. We'll pick out wood that will give you enough to do that. For this reason, the final amount of footage you receive in your order will be slightly different, and your final billed charge will be different.

If you want to only buy pieces of an exact size, that will be sold differently. Please contact us for a custom quote.

Sadly, wood cannot be 100% guaranteed to be clear on both sides all the time. Most of our lumber is graded "Select" and better, which means it's at minimum 83% clear on one side.
Hardwood grades explained

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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Ratings Snapshot
4.6
out of 5
5 (14)
4 (3)
3 (2)
2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
100%
4.6
out of 5
5 (14)
4 (3)
3 (2)
2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
100%
19 Total Reviews
January 4, 2018
3 out of 5
Nice wood but...
Review by  Phil from FL
The wood was excellent quality. However, I was buying the maple for drawer boxes and it came with mostly 4" wide pieces, which were too small for the drawers. So I was forced to glue up panels to use for the drawers. Resulted in a waste of wood, unfortunately. The red oak I had previously bought had come in wider planks, so had expected the same with the maple. If you order, make sure you specify a minimum width if this is important to you.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
May 15, 2017
5 out of 5
Nice maple
Review by  Jeff from San Angelo, Tx
1st online wood order. Great experience, fast shipment and wrapped very well. Will be making a military retirement shadow box, will load pictures when finished. Thanks
Verified Buyer
Recommended
March 28, 2017
5 out of 5
Great Wood, ready to use
Review by  Gord from WA
Maple came dry, ready to use. I planed it and cut to size and bingo, a headboard was practically made. The wood was mostly boards I would have chosen, free of knots and minimal edge flaws. I was very happyl It made my work a real pleasure.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
January 18, 2017
5 out of 5
Perfect
Review by  JEFF  from Charleston County, SC
Never disappointed, wide boards with good color. Will work with any project i desire. been placing order here for over three years, always happy, and sometimes completely amazed at the quality... Thank You
Verified Buyer
Recommended
February 8, 2014
5 out of 5
Gorgeous
Review by  John Stephens from Fort Wayne, IN US
This is beautiful stuff. I was very pleased with the quality of the stock I received: clear grain, very uniform in appearance and hardness. Working with it was a genuine pleasure, and I've just placed an order for more.
Recommended
February 5, 2014
5 out of 5
Never Disappointed
Review by  FW from Lititz, PA USA
I've bought lumber from Woodworker Source multiple times and I have never been disappointed. Ships quick, always wrapped well and the the boards themselves are better or at least as good as I could pick at a lumber yard.
Recommended
19 Total Reviews
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