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Maple (Hard)

Maple (Hard)

Hard maple is a creamy blond hardwood native to northeastern North America. This wood is prized for its durability and light appearance and is an American woodworking favorite. Commonly found in furniture, cutting boards, workbenches and flooring. [Read more]  Read More →

Maple (Soft)

Maple (Soft)

Soft maple is a creamy blond hardwood native to the eastern US and Canada. Also known as Red Maple and Swamp Maple. [Read more]  Read More →

Purpleheart

Purpleheart

Purpleheart comes from Central and South America. It appears dull gray when freshly cut but quickly oxidizes to a bright purple color. A woodworker’s favorite! Further oxidation and exposure to ultraviolet light darkens the wood to a brown color with a slight hue of the original purple. Overharvesting has caused several species to become endangered in areas where they were once abundant.... [Read more]

Walnut

Walnut

Chocolate-brown wood that grows primarily in the Eastern United States and Canada. Some varieties (like Claro Walnut) come from northern and central California. [Read more]  Read More →

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