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Maple Wood Species

Maple Wood Species

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.

Be sure when comparing the different species available to judge the colors of the wood and the colors of your home or boat. The versatility, warmth, and aesthetic appeal of Maple woods make this species an extremely popular choice of wood in home decoration.