Quilted Maple 4/4 Lumber Random Widths, Random Lengths

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Quilted Maple 4/4 Lumber

$15.99 /Board Feet

1-99 $15.99 /Bd. Ft.
100+ $11.99 /Bd. Ft. (25% off)
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hardwood lumber sizes
Quilted Maple lumber comes in random widths and lengths, with a uniform thickness.
Here's what you can expect:
13/16" Thickness

Also known as 4/4, S2S.
Surfaced 2 sides (S2S) from rough sawn lumber. You should be able to yield approximately 3/4" thickness after you 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 7" Widths

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

  • Price shown is for a random selection of widths within this range.
  • Request special width selection using the "Minimum Size Request" box in the order form.
  • Edges are rough sawn
  • Straight edge ripping service is available for a small fee

6' to 14' Lengths

This is the range of lengths that we might have in stock at any given time. But there are some things to know:

No Minimum Purchase
We're easy to buy from! That means we can cut you a short piece(s) from long boards if you want.

Length Shipping Restrictions

Bring your projects to life with a touch of figured maple here or there. The warehouse guys actually get a little giddy when we get an order for this wood because flipping through the boards reveals a new surprise with every piece. You'll be giddy too when you see the kind of figure they can find for you.

About Quilted Maple (Acer macrophyllem)

Weight

2.83

lbs /Bd. Ft.
-20.95% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

850

Janka Rating
-34.11% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.48

Specific Gravity
-25.00% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Somewhat Difficult 7/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 4/10
Red Oak

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

The remarkable figure creates a maze of unique patterns that'll make your project stand out. Build exquisite furniture or small decorative projects with quilted maple, it's especially suited for table tops, guitars, and turnings. You'll appreciate how substantially softer it is than Hard Maple, too. Quilted figure occurs in the Big Leaf Maple tree of the Pacific Northwest U.S. and Canada.

color of Quilted Maple
Color Range
Creamy white with a reddish brown tinge.
the Quilted Maple tree
What's The Tree Like?
A popular, fast growing decorative tree. Matures to about 60-90 feet in height and 30" in diameter.
other names for Quilted Maple
Other Names
Bigleaf maple, Broadleaf maple, Maple, Oregon maple, Pacific Coast maple, Western Maple
uses for Quilted Maple
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, accessories, and musical instruments
More Quilted Maple!
You have a lot of ways to buy this wood!

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
4.2
out of 5
5 (4)
4 (0)
3 (0)
2 (0)
1 (1)
Would recommend this product?
80%
4.2
out of 5
5 (4)
4 (0)
3 (0)
2 (0)
1 (1)
Would recommend this product?
80%
5 Total Reviews
  • 1
August 8, 2018
1 out of 5
Very poor quality
Review by  BlindMan60 from Mass
So I ordered this quilted maple just 6bf so I could have an idea how the quality would be. I also ordered other wood, The other wood was Fine just as described. The quilted maple was four boards 2 of them were warped badly, one only had figure on a quarter of the board, I emailed the help desk & They were very sorry that this happened & They are going too replace the wood
Verified Buyer
December 13, 2016
5 out of 5
Jewelry box trim
Review by  Steve has a hernia 2016 from Central Oregon
Using this Quilted Maple as trim and to offset the main wood, Ipe, on a jewelry box for my 5 yr. old niece. I have never used Maple before so it is a learning curve on how to get the figure to stand out the best without changing the natural color much. Lots of lets try this and this and oh hey, what if I do this? Overall, as with past purchases I am happy with the board selected and I will be ordering more kinds soon.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
September 18, 2012
5 out of 5
Above and Beyond
Review by  RD from Watertown, Massachusetts United States
I spoke to them on the phone before placing my order, and requested highly figured wood. Now, I know everyone wants that, and I understand my request was a tad unreasonable. But THEY DELIVERED. Every piece was stunning. I used to spend hours digging through piles of lumber at a local exotic wood warehouse, but never again. Not only was the quality of material higher than what I used to hand pick, but the price was completely comparable - and even better in some cases. Honestly, I look forward to having Woodworkers Source supply all of my figured maple for tap handles and guitars for as long as they're around.
Recommended
August 7, 2012
5 out of 5
wood stooge responds
Review by  cko from Bemidji, mn usa
The wood arrived and was well wrapped and protected. I have never worked with this wood before and I understand that it might be tricky to machine and or sand. The three boards are two different tones so I will have to wait until after finishing to fully comment on the selection of the wood. I understand that your supply was very limited and that you did your best in selecting the various pieces. The wood is listed as 4/4 when in fact it is 3/4 thick which is no problem since I will use the 3/4th finished size. I will send photos upon conclusion of the project (small dresser) if I am not to embarrased by the results. Thank the handsome crew that selected and shipped the wood.
Recommended
May 27, 2010
5 out of 5
Not Great
Review by  Brad Antin from Portland, OR USA
I ordered a bit of this for a table project. One piece was fantastic---wonderfully figured. The rest -- not so much. I also ordered some black walnut and zebrawood all of which looks very good.
Recommended
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