Maple, Hard

Scientific Name: Acer Saccharum

Other Names: Sugar, White, or Rock Maple

Type: Domestic Hardwood

Origin: Eastern US and Canada

Appearance: Sapwood is white to creamy-white. Heartwood is medium to dark brown.

Characteristics: Straight, close grain with fine texture. Heavy, hard, and tough. Pre-boring is necessary to prevent splitting. Select logs may produce fiddleback or birds-eye figure in lumber and veneer.

Browse Species List:

Weight (lbs/sf) Machining Finishing Hardness (psi) MOE (million psi) MOR (psi)
3.8 Good Excellent 1450 1.83 15800

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