There are two kinds of maple: soft maple and hard maple, which belong to temperate zone timber. They are produced in the south of Yangtze river basin as far as Taiwan, and in the foreign, is produced in eastern United States. The wood is greyish-brown to greyish-red, the growth rings are not obvious, with many pipe holes but small, and the distribution is even. Maple grain crisscross, fine and uniform structure, light and harder, fine pattern. Easy to process, however rough for cutting section, easy to warp when dry. The coating performance for paint is good, strong adhesion. It is mainly used for veneering.
Maple, because its color is harmonious and unified, often be used at making fine wood furniture, high-grade furniture, also have extensive application in the interlayer of soft wood veneered panel, the wooden shovel and paper industry.
Other uses include: single panel, wood frame, light fixtures, drawer side panels, interior construction, furniture sets, tables, cabinets, baseboard. Moderate strength, delicate wood.
1. Maple with grain crisscross, structure is fine and even, qualitative light and harder, decorative pattern design is fine, harmonious and unified color, without scar knot. It is the high-grade lumber for decorate. The best maple in the world is the Canadian maple, which is also warm in winter and cool in summer.
2. It is easy to process, cutting section is not smooth, easy to warp when dry. Coating performance of paint is good, strong adhesion. Strong nail-holding ability, firm, strong, durable, beautiful and high-grade.
America Hard Maple