Hard Maple has a botanical name of Acer saccharum. It’s color is a cream white to reddish brown. The tree, also called Hard Rock Maple or Sugar Maple, produces sweet sap used to make maple syrup. Matures at heights of 90-120 feet with a trunk 24-36″. The wood is known for its durability and strength. It has excellent turning properties, a fine, even texture, a natural luster. Somewhat difficult to work due to high surface hardness. Paints and finishes very well. It is typically used for furniture, flooring, and industrial parts. It is found throughout the Northeastern USA & Canada.