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

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

$146.00 /Pack

1-2 $146.00
3+ $131.40 /Pack (10% off)
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$20.00 East of Mississippi River
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hardwood lumber sizes
Country Hard 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 Country Hard 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 Country Hard Maple tree grows
Country Hard Maple is a domestic wood from North America

Exactly the same species as Hard White Maple, the only difference is Country Maple contains the dark brown heartwood as well as pale white sapwood - it hasn't been manually sorted for solid white color. 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 well

color of Country Hard Maple
Color Range
Creamy white to yellowish or pale tan with dark brown bands and streaks. The variety of inconsistent color gives it a rustic, or country, appearance.
the Country Hard Maple tree
What's The Tree Like?
Also called Hard Rock Maple or Sugar Maple. Produces sweet sap used to make maple syrup. Matures at heights of 90-120 feet with a trunk 24-36.
other names for Country Hard Maple
Other Names
Brown Hard maple, Rustic Maple, Rock maple, Sugar maple
uses for Country Hard Maple
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, flooring, industrial parts, desks, cabinetry, doors, cutting boards, small boxes and accessories

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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4.8
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5 (19)
4 (5)
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Would recommend this product?
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4.8
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5 (19)
4 (5)
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2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
100%
24 Total Reviews
August 11, 2018
4 out of 5
country maple
Review by  Steve from
convenient and better quality than I'd hoped for sight unseen
Verified Buyer
Recommended
August 8, 2018
5 out of 5
Country hard maple pack
Review by  BlindMan60 from Mass
I ordered the 20bf project pack, it's very rustic looking nice for any country themed project.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
July 30, 2018
5 out of 5
Country Hard Maple - I like it
Review by  Bill D from LA
It works great in the less visible parts of my maple project and many pieces are difficult to tell from finer materials.
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Recommended
March 10, 2018
4 out of 5
Good looking wood
Review by  Daryl from Montana
Bought 40 bf to make kitchen countertops with. Overall this maple is really good looking and decent to work with. I did receive one package that was pretty torn up on one end, which caused one of the pieces of lumber to chip out and splinter. I was left with about 14 inches of unusable lumber on that board in particular. Not sure if you could return that? Happy building!
Verified Buyer
Recommended
May 25, 2017
5 out of 5
Great
Review by  Lou from
Best order yet , all of it was straight beautiful boards , thanks a bunch .
Verified Buyer
Recommended
January 24, 2017
5 out of 5
You Spoil Me
Review by  JEFF from Charleston Area, 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
24 Total Reviews
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