Maple


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Maple available for fine woodworking is often called "hard maple" and is a variety of species that can be listed as Rock Maple, Sugar Maple, and has a variety of patterned grains including wavy, quilted, and ripple. One of the more common domestic woods its pale hues are ubiquitous with turned wares, tool handles, and mantles. Slightly yellows with age to amber to caramel.