Maple (Acer saccharum) sapwood color ranges from nearly white, to an off-white cream color, sometimes with a reddish or golden hue. The heartwood tends to be a darker reddish brown. Fairly easy to...
- Straight grained
- Finishes well
- Excellent for turning
Due to the nature of wood movement, shrinkage and expansion are possible. Please measure each piece carefully before starting any project.
Wood is a product of nature, and as such, no two pieces are alike to start with, while the same wood growing in different locales can vary greatly even though it is the exact same species.
Thin Stock. The thin stock is cut to size from quality, kiln-dried stock. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
Carving and Turning Blocks. Blocks are sawn to +/- ¼" of size listed.
Plywood. Sizes are nominal. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
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When a woodworker’s mind turns to maple, it revives images of golden autumn hues, sweet syrup, and honey-colored country furniture. And why not? Fall foliage of the sugar maple (Acer saccharum) draws millions of leaf “peepers” to New England and the Great Lakes’ states each year.
nice piece of wood
Ended up being six very nice spoons. Nice tight grained wood.
Make walking sticks out of this, next time you send some free square drive screws, kbox.indly put some tape on lid opening as all the screws were loose in the
This item was banded with other maple boards and the strapping material was pulled tight enough to leave indentations in the wood making it less than 100% useable.
the 2 X 2 maple was great . The 3 X 3 piece was totally out of square. Bought it to make a Krenov style plane body; totally unusable for that.