Hard Maple Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30''

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4.6
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85.7%
Hard Maple Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30''

$10.00 ea.

1-4 $10.00 ea.
5+ $9.00 ea. (10% off)
Tip: mix or match for your best price! Details

Hard Maple Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30''

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

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

14
Ratings Snapshot
4.6
out of 5
5 (12)
4 (0)
3 (1)
2 (0)
1 (1)
Would recommend this product?
85.7%
4.6
out of 5
5 (12)
4 (0)
3 (1)
2 (0)
1 (1)
Would recommend this product?
85.7%
14 Total Reviews
January 31, 2018
5 out of 5
Hard maple square
Review by  John from Central Washington
Perfect! I had to match this piece with some other hard maple I already had. With a little resizing, it turned out great!
Verified Buyer
Recommended
January 26, 2018
5 out of 5
Hard maple furniture square
Review by  fatjr-88 from San Antonio, Tx.
Excelente furniture square couldn’t have picked a better one myself. Square and straight.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
January 19, 2018
5 out of 5
Maple squares
Review by  Dave from Indiana
Excellent quality.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
July 6, 2017
5 out of 5
Railing balusters
Review by  Home Rx from
The 10 pcs I received look great. waiting to see how they turn.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
March 21, 2017
3 out of 5
Pretty Nice.. But
Review by  Mike from Novato CA
Good Decent grain and they arrived safe and sound. The wood had nice color as one might expect. Bad Some of the boards were short by a 1/4" or more Some of the boards were not strait, causing a lot of waste to get them square
Verified Buyer
March 16, 2017
5 out of 5
Perfect
Review by  Steve from WA
I cut these into little squares and made a killer end-grain cutting board. The blanks were perfect as delivered, but I ran them through the planer to reduce to 1-3/4". Straight grain, even colored.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
14 Total Reviews
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