AHEC

American Maple

Hard Maple
Species Name

Acer saccharum/nigrum

Other Names

Rock Maple, Sugar Maple, Black Maple

Country of Origin

United States, Canada

Mainly used for
Interior joinery & furniture
Flooring
Cabinetmaking
Caskets

American Hard Maple colouring is cream-white with a pinkish tinge. Usually straight grain but sometimes curly or wavy and the texture is fine and even. Fine brown lines give an attractive growth ring figure. Large trees may have dark brown heart. The timber has high resistance to abrasion and wear and finishes very well.

Interior Timbers Options