Hardwood Lumber - Soft Maple

Central Hardwoods maintains one of the largrest and most diverse hardwood inventories in the south west. We maintain stock of upper-grade hardwoods, selected according to their grain and color characteristics.

soft maple

Character

Similar in most respects to Hard Maple, with the exception that it is lighter in weight and not quite as strong.

Color

The sapwood and heartwood are indistinguishable from one another as both are white to light reddish-brown. Soft Maple has straight grain patterns and indistinct growth rings.

Usage

Flooring, cutting boards, butcher blocks, furniture

We typically offer Soft Maple in the following sizes:

Sub-species Grade Cut Features 3/4 4/4 5/4 6/4 7/4 8/4 10/4 12/4 16/4
Select & Better
Select & Better Silverleaf
#2 Common & Better Worm Holes No Defect (WHND)
Select & Better FSC 100%
Select & Better Random Widths & Lengths (RWL)
12" & Wider
Select & Better S3S
Select & Better 8" & Wider
Select & Better Brown
Select & Better Curly
Select & Better White (WHT)
Select & Better Worm Holes A Defect (WHAD)
#1 Common Worm Holes A Defect (WHAD)
#1 Common

Soft Maple can be prepared for you with the following:

S2S / S4S Glue Up for Tables/Blocks
Straight Line / Gang Ripped Sand / Surfacing
Custom Moulding / Trim Radius Moulding
Flooring Stair Treads

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