American Hard Maple
American Hard Maple FAS grade
Generally supplied between 10 – 14% moisture content.
All boards have had all wane machined off.
100mm and wider up to about 240mm.
From stock – 26, 32, 38, 51, 65, 76mm.
Thickness available - lengths
From 2 metres and longer up to about 4.2 metres.
Sapwood is creamy white to off-white sometimes with a reddish tinge. Sometimes heartwood will have a dark brown streak. Close grained uniform texture.
- Athletic floors
- Bowling alleys
- Cabinet making
- Shop fitting
- Work tops
- Hard to machine
- Pre bore nails and screws
- Stains and polishes to a good finish
- Good steam bending
- Glues ok
- Medium movement in service
- Hard, heavy and strong
- High bending & crushing strength
- Medium stiffness