American Hard Maple

American Hard Maple FAS grade


Kiln Dried

Generally supplied between 10 – 14% moisture content.


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Square edge

All boards have had all wane machined off.


Widths

100mm and wider up to about 240mm.


From stock – 26, 32, 38, 51, 65, 76mm.


Grain-Maple

Thickness available - lengths

From 2 metres and longer up to about 4.2 metres.


Appearance

Sapwood is creamy white to off-white sometimes with a reddish tinge. Sometimes heartwood will have a dark brown streak. Close grained uniform texture.

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Uses

  • Furniture
  • Flooring
  • Athletic floors
  • Bowling alleys
  • Cabinet making
  • Shop fitting
  • Work tops

Working properties

  • Hard to machine
  • Pre bore nails and screws
  • Stains and polishes to a good finish
  • Good steam bending
  • Glues ok
  • Medium movement in service

Physical properties

  • Hard, heavy and strong
  • High bending & crushing strength
  • Medium stiffness

Durability

Non-durable