About Curly Maple
Curly Maple Characteristics:
Same species as Soft Maple. Resembles Hard Maple being closed-grained but much softer. Easily worked. Turns and planes well. Does not require fillers to achieve a glass smooth finish. Accepts finish and paint well Curls appearing across the board are the result of contortions in the grain that reflect light at different angles.
Cream white to reddish brown.
Some Typical Uses:
Furniture, cabinets, accessories, interior millwork, high-end work.
What's the Tree Like?
A popular, fast growing decorative tree. Matures to about 60-90 feet in height and 30" in diameter. The soft Maple grows in Northeastern USA & Canada.
Curly Maple is available in the following thickness:
- 4/4 (13/16") flat sawn S2S and edged one side