About Hard Maple
Unlike other hardwoods, Hard Maple is usually sapwood and not heartwood. It is known for its durability and strength and is commonly used for flooring, butcher blocks, and large furniture.
- Common Names: Hard Maple, Sugar Maple, Rock Maple, Acer saccharum
- Origin: Midwest and eastern United States
- Color: Creamy white to light yellow or pale tan
- Janka Hardness: 1450 lbs/ft
- Avg. Weight: 4.6 lbs/bdft
- General Workability: Hard Maple is fairly easy to work with although slightly more difficult than Cherry or Walnut due to it having a higher density. Hard Maple tends to burn when machined with a high-speed cutter such as a router. Hard Maple laser engraves, turns, glues, and finishes very well.
Project Ready? These thin wood sheets are perfect for scroll sawing, laser cutting and engraving, thick veneers, and much more.
Our Project Ready Hard Maple boards are kiln dried and surfaced and sanded to 150 grit on two sides.
Sizes are exact. |
This is all solid Hard Maple hardwood, not plywood, and is not glued. |
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These Hard Maple boards are solid hardwood, sanded to 150 grit on two sides. Sizes are exact.