|BOTANICAL NAMES||Acer pseudoplatanus.|
|ORIGINS FAMILY||It belongs to the family of Aceraceae.|
|GROWTH AREA||This wood is easily found in the European temperate climatic areas.|
|SPECIFIC WEIGHT||Green 650 kg/m³ – Dried 500 kg/m³.|
|TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES||Sapwood and heartwood are very similar; the wood is white or white-yellowish.
It becomes more yellow to the exposure of light and air.
It has a poor resistance so it is recommended to treat the wood in order to preserve it from fungi attacks.
|DRYING METHOD||It should be carefully and slowly dried to avoid splitting.|
|MAIN USES AND WORKING||It is easy to work: this wood can be polished, nailed, stained or varnished.
Maple it is generally used in carpentry and cabinet-making; for the furniture construction, or to create decorative objects and musical instruments.
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