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Maple
Maple is notably resistant to abrasive wear; and for this reason, it is the hardwood flooring of choice for such high-traffic/hard-use locations as bowling alleys, basketball courts, and other sports facilities. The heartwood ranges from creamy white to light reddish brown while the sapwood is a lovely creamy white. This wood has a closed, subdued grain and a uniform texture, with medium figuring. The figuring is variously described as quilted, curly, "bird's-eye," and "fiddleback." During the grading process, interestingly figured boards are often culled from the group and sold at a premium.

Also known as: Hard Maple, Sugar Maple, Black Maple, Bird's Eye Maple, and Acer Saccharum

Widths 2 1/4", 3", 3 1/4", 4", 4 1/4" 5", and 5 1/4" widths. Maple
The wood photographs on this website cannot accurately represent actual color or appearance of the wood due to the differences in the way monitors render images.
Color Properties Heartwood ranges from creamy white to light reddish brown. Sapwood is a lovely creamy white.
Packaging Packed in nested bundles.
Finish Material is supplied unfinished and prefinished.
Grades Clear Grade, Select & Better, #1 Common, Rustic / Character Grade
Hardness 1450  
Stability 9.9  
Origin North America  
   
 

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