Spalted Maple Lumber

Close up photo of the grain and patterning of Spalted Maple Lumber

Spalted maple is a work of nature’s art that happens when fungus invades maple creating a vein pattern. Spalted maple can be found in either hard maple or soft maple – the spalt will occur in either species.

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Cherry, Curly

Close-up Photo of Curly Cherry Wood Grain

Cherry lumber is sawn from the Black Cherry tree which has a wide distribution from eastern Canada through the eastern half of the United States and as far south as the Gulf of Mexico. Although cherry does grow in New Hampshire (and we saw local cherry in our mill as Native Cherry) most lumber is

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Maple, Bigleaf

Close up photo of boards of Quilted Big Leaf Maple Lumber highlighting the figure in the wood.

Bigleaf maple is the only Western species of the soft maples.  It is the largest maple tree that grows in North America and derives its name from its leaf, which typically grows up to 10 inches in width.  It is generally softer than the Eastern maples with a relative hardness of 850. The wood is

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Maple, Bird’s Eye & Hard Curl

Close-up Photo of Birds Eye Maple Wood Grain

Hard white Northern Maple is Sugar maple, which has the hardest and whitest sapwood of the maple family. It has a brown heartwood, which you should see in evidence in the mill run that we saw in our own mill, and less in evidence in the wood that has been sorted as FAS. It is

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Soft Maple Lumber

Close-up Photo of Soft Maple Wood Grain

Although several different maple species are referred to as “soft,” the species of soft maple lumber we sell is red maple, or acer rubrum.  It grows in a wide distribution from the Atlantic States north through the Great Lake States.    The only soft maple found in the West is Bigleaf. Soft maple lumber has a

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Ambrosia Maple Lumber

Close-up Photo of Ambrosia Maple Wood Grain

Ambrosia Maple Lumber derives its name from the Ambrosia Beetle.  The Beetle burrows into the standing trees leaving “worm holes” and infesting the wood with a fungus that it carries on its legs.  The fungus translates as the irregular reddish-brown and grayish streaks in the lumber. Ambrosia Maple Lumber is in the Soft Maple family

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Rock Maple (Northern White)

Close-up Photo of Hard Maple Wood Grain

Hard white Northern Maple is Sugar maple, which has the hardest and whitest sapwood of the maple family.  It has a brown heartwood, which you should see in evidence in the mill run that we saw in our own mill, and less in evidence in the wood that has been sorted as FAS.  It is

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Cherry

Close-up Photo of Cherry Wood Grain

Cherry lumber is sawn from the Black Cherry tree which has a wide distribution from eastern Canada through the eastern half of the United States and as far south as the Gulf of Mexico.  Although cherry does grow in New Hampshire (and we saw local cherry in our mill as Native Cherry) most lumber is

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Flame or Curly Birch

Close-up Photo of Curly Flame Birch Wood Grain

Red birch is essentially the heartwood of the black birch tree. Black birch has a creamy yellow sapwood and a darker reddish brown heartwood.. The wood has a fine, even texture and is classified as heavy and strong. It is very hard with a relative rating of 1470. Red figured birch may be referred to

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Red Birch

Close-up Photo of Red Birch Wood Grain

Red birch is essentially the heartwood of the black birch tree.  Black birch has a creamy yellow sapwood and a darker reddish brown heartwood..  The wood has a fine, even texture and is classified as heavy and strong.  It is very hard with a relative rating of 1470. Red figured birch may be referred to

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Yellow Birch

Close-up Photo of Unselected Yellow Birch Wood Grain

Yellow birch is essentially the sapwood of the black birch or yellow birch tree.  Both have a creamy yellow sapwood and a darker reddish brown heartwood, with the black birch having a deeper colored and redder heartwood.  The wood has a fine, even texture and is classified as heavy and strong.  It is very hard

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