GG Joinery offers Maple worktops.
Our full stave wood worktops are constructed from wide planks of American Hard Maple that run the full length of the worktop to ensure maximum durability and strength throughout years of constant use.
All Maple panels and Maple worktops are sanded to a 120 grit finish.
If the sizes do not match your requirements fill in a form for Custom Sized Boards or send us the sizes, you need from our Contact Us page.
Maple is very popular with joiners and boat builders for interior fit-out work. A beautiful finish is produced when machined.
|American Hard Maple
||Northeastern North America
||Unlike most other hardwoods, the sapwood of hard maple lumber is most commonly used rather than its heartwood. Sapwood color ranges from nearly white, to an off-white cream color, sometimes with a reddish or golden hue. The heartwood tends to be a darker reddish-brown. Hard maple can also be seen with curly or quilted grain patterns.
||The grain is generally straight but may be wavy. Has a fine, even texture.
||Rated as non-durable to perishable, and susceptible to insect attack.
||Flooring (from basketball courts and dance-floors to bowling alleys and residential), veneer, paper (pulpwood), musical instruments, cutting boards, butcher blocks, workbenches, baseball bats, and other turned objects and specialty wood items.
||740 kg/m³ average
||Fairly easy to work with both hand and machine tools. Maple has a tendency to burn when being machined with high-speed cutters such as in a router. Turns, glues, and finishes well, though blotches can occur when staining, and a pre-conditioner, gel stain, or toner may be necessary to get an even color.