Hard Maple Turning Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"

Hard Maple Turning Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"

$7.00 ea.

1-4 $7.00 ea.
5+ $6.30 ea. (10% off)
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Hard Maple Turning Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"

These turning squares are cut from premium kiln dried lumber. They're ready to be turned into furniture spindles, table legs, small accessories (letter openers, utensils, etc), and other fine woodworking projects.

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

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