Acer rubrum

Wood Classic is what my youngest calls maple, and probably for good reason, the beautiful, high-contrast grain is what many people think a wood should look like. Add to it, good shock-resistance and pleasant feel in the hand, maple is an enduring favorite.

rough-cut hex without sanding or finish


Relative Hardness


Relative Price

Wood Type: Temperate hardwood
Average Dry Weight: 630 kg/m³ (39 lbs/ft³)
Specific Gravity: 0.63
Janka Hardness: 950
Texture: Fine & even
Grain Pattern: Usually straight
Color: Pale to beige-cream
Origin: North America