USES: Mouldings, Cabinets, and Furniture
ORIGINS: Throughout North America, especially in North East and Northern Central U.S.
BOTANICAL NAME: Acer rubrum, Acer saccharinum
COMMON NAME: Red Maple, Red Leaf Maple
COLOR DETAILS: Sapwood is grayish white to bright white, heartwood is reddish brown
WEIGHT: Approx 3 lbs per B.F.
WORKABILITY: Machines, Glues, Finishes Well. Glues, screws and nails reasonably well.
Soft Maple Lumber for Sale
Soft Maple, also commonly called Red Leaf Maple, is good substitute for Hard Maplein applications such as cabinets and moldings where hardness of the wood is not a primary concern.