COUNTRIES OF DISTRIBUTION: Canada & United States
ENVIRONMENTAL PROFILE: Secure throughout the North Eastern regions of the USA and Canada.
HEARTWOOD COLOUR: White, cream to light brown.
SAPWOOD COLOUR: White to yellow. Paler than heartwood and often non-distinct.
WORKING PROPERTIES: General finishing qualities are considered good. Maple bores, carves, glues, moulds (without chipping or splitting), nails, screws and turns well. Saws moderately, planing (can burn) and sanding difficult. Maple stains evenly and polishes well.