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Interior and Exterior Wood Spiral Stairs


Hard Maple Hardwood Option from Unique Spiral Stairs



The following is acceptable for interior use

Hard Maple

Sources
North America
Other Names
Sugar Maple &l Rock Maple
Characteristics
A very pale sapwood to a dark brown heart wood. The texture is very even and fine. Weight is medium to heavy. Density is hard.
Milling
Plans and cuts easily with minimal chipping.
Shaping
Keeps a great edge and can be routed into profiles without any problems.
Finishing
Finishes to a superb lustre. Wax will not sink into the grain, so you're better off building up a surface finish.
Key Uses
Furniture, cabinet making, interior trim, flooring & butcher blocks.
Comments
One of the most commonly used New England hardwoods. Is always readily available in lengths, widths & thicknesses. The figured woods are in high demand and are usually more costly.

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