Curly Hard Maple

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curly hard maple lumber
DESCRIPTIONCurly Hard Maple is creamy white with a reddish tinge and usually has a straight grain, sometimes curly or wavy. Fine brown growth rings give an attractive figure on plain sawn surfaces. Rays are longer than in Soft Maple. Texture is fine and even.
Weight averages about 45lbs per cu. ft.
COUNTRY OF
ORIGIN

North America

BOTANICAL NAMEAcer Saccharum
OTHER NAMESWhite Maple, Sugar Maple, Rock Maple
MECHANICAL PROPERTIESHigh bending and crushing strength. Medium stiffness. Very good for steam bending.
WORKING PROPERTIESDifficult wood to work with moderate dulling effect on cutters. Wavy or curly grains require a reduced cutting angle. Pre-drilling required for nailing and screwing. Takes stain, glue and polish satisfactorily.
DURABILITYHeartwood is non-durable and sapwood is susceptible to attack by furniture beetle. Defects caused by insects (pith flecks) are sometimes found. Heartwood is resistant to preservative treatment, but sapwood is permeable.
SEASONINGDries slowly with little degradation or problems. Medium movement.
USES

Suitable for furniture, joinery, heavy-duty flooring, dairy and laundry equipment, sporting goods, piano actions, paneling, plywood, veneering. Excellent for turning.

Also used for hardwood flooring.

COMMENTSSelected stock is rotary cut for Bird's Eye Maple veneer. Has a high resistance to abrasion and wear.

Curly Hard Maple Lumber

janka hardness: 1450
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Maple, Curly Hard

4/4
Small Quantities: $6.40
Bulk Discounts Available
For smaller or larger quantities, call for pricing and availability.
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