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Maple Sugar Hard

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Species - Imported

Top portion is finished with water-base finish; bottom with oil-based finish


Appearance

 

Color: Heartwood is creamy white to light reddish brown; sapwood is pale to creamy white.

Grain: Closed, subdued grain, with medium figuring and uniform texture. Occasionally shows quilted, fiddleback, curly or bird's-eye figuring. Figured boards often culled during grading and sold at a premium.

Variations Within Species And Grades: Black maple (B. nigrum) is also hard; other species are classified as soft.

 

Origin

 

Southeast Asia

 

Availability

 

Easily available. Figured grains have limited availability.

 

 


 

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