Indiana Hardwood Specialists, Inc.
Spencer, Indiana USA
Manufacturer of quality hardwood flooring and accessories

Indiana Hardwood Specialists, Inc. Manufacturer of quality hardwood flooring and accessories

Maple

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General Description

  • Color - The heartwood varies from light to dark reddish brown while the sapwood is creamy white. 

  • Grain - Generally straight but known for it's curly or bird's eye appearance.

(unfinished Maple pictured to the right)

Available Grades

  • First Grade (White) - It is almost ivory white in the finest grade of Maple flooring that can be produced.  It is free from stain and heartwood.  Only exception would be occasional brown or light green streak not over 1/4" wide and 3" long (or equivalent), one streak per 3'.  Average bundle length is 3'.

  • Second Grade - Includes varying wood characteristics and colors including distinct color variations of heartwood and sapwood and numerous streaks.  Average bundle length is 3'.

 

Properties

  • Hardness - Strong and hard.  Is 12% stronger than Red Oak.  See Relative Hardness Comparison Graph

  • Durability - Tough, resistant to abrasive wear.  Used in bowling alleys due to it's excellent shock resistance.

 

VERIFIED SUSTAINABLE HARDWOOD PRODUCTS

Indiana Hardwood Specialists, Inc. ● 4341 N US HWY 231 ● Spencer, IN 47460 USA

Phone 812-829-4866 ● Fax 812-829-4860

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