White Soft Maple

Soft Maple

Species: White Soft Maple

Common Names/Species: Maple, Red maple, Scarlet maple, Soft maple

Scientific Name: Acer rubrum

Description: Resembles Hard Maple being closed-grained but much softer. Easily worked. Turns and planes well. Does not require fillers to achieve a glass smooth finish. Accepts finish and paint well.

Common uses: Architectural Millwork, Furniture, cabinets, a good general purpose hardwood

Sources: Eastern United States

Size/Form: soft-maple

lbs/BF (dry): 3.03

Hardness: Hard

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