Wood species / Trade name:
American maple, Hard maple
- German: Ahorn am.
- French: Erable dur, Erable d'Amérique
- Chinese: 美洲枫木
Character / Color:
The sugar maple provides not only the popular maple syrup but also a very decorative, predominantly fine and diffuse-porous wood with a strikingly uniform grain. The wood texture is characterized by a fine tangential quilting and a light but clear radial late wood striation, which is enlivened by a very thin, sharply defined and dark late wood. The sapwood is yellowish white to almost white and gradually fades from a light reddish brown to a golden brown
Musical instruments, Interior woodwork, Furniture
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