Hard Maple

acer saccharum

Banks Hardwoods White Hard Maple is distinguished by its whiteness and superior uniformity of color. Our grading of maple exceeds all industry standards. Hard Maple is usually straight-grained; sometimes found highly figured with curly, fiddleback, birds eye or burl grain, scattered over entire tree or in irregular stripes and patches.

Rustic Hard Maple

Acer saccharum

Rustic Hard Maple is pulled for it’s character. It will yield no less than a #1Com with sound cuttings (unlike clear-face cuttings in the standard grading rules). The sound characters will include sound knots and pin knots. The color will include a full range of color inherent in Hard Maple. It will also include mineral streaks and spots.