When looking for different species
of woods for you home, it is important to find the perfect
type of wood for the application. The Maples species creates
a beautifully colored and quality wood. With a soft grain,
more often than not, straight. You may find curling or bird’s
eyes from time to time but that’s what makes wood unique.
Extremely durable and hard, maple resist denting and has
a great resistance to shocks. The sapwood of the maple wood
species is typically white, while the heartwood is typically
a light red-brown color. Maple woods may not take well to
staining, often looking blotched or streaked. It does however,
take very well to paint. Regardless, the natural beauty of
maple looks terrific unfinished. Creating a very popular
choice of wood in furniture, counter tops and flooring.