Hard rock maple lumber may be one of the most difficult woods to work
with, however it is also one of the most durable woods. The wood has
many characteristics that make it perfect for home-based furniture,
cabinets and decorative woodwork. Hard rock maple wood is very durable
and has an excellent resistance to abrasion, indentation and shock. This
makes it the perfect choice of wood for hard rock maple furniture
because furniture tends to go through a lot of trauma. Hard rock maple
lumber makes it better able to withstand this trauma.
Hard rock maple lumber is heavy, hard and strong. You don't have to
worry about easy breaking or wearing down of this wood because it's
built to last. The wood is so durable and resistant to damage that it's
often used for cutting boards and counter tops. Hard rock maple lumber
is close-grained, meaning the annual rings in the wood are closer
together. This gives the wood a much more uniform texture that makes it
very aesthetically pleasing.
Despite how durable hard rock maple lumber is, it ends up sanding to a
beautiful, tight finish, making it ideal for hard rock maple furniture.
If you want to make an elegant, long-lasting wood rocking chair, hard
rock maple lumber is the only wood to choose. This wood will be sure to
resistant and scratches or dents from accidents and can hold a large
amount of weight.
Hard rock maple lumber is built to withstand pressure and collision.
That's why it's the most common type of wood used to make bowling pins.
You've never seen a bowling pin break, have you? Despite getting knocked
down over and over by 10 pound marble bowling balls, hard rock maple
lumber bowling pins hardly show any signs of damage. This is also why
the wood is typically used for flooring in ballrooms and gymnasiums
because it can handle all of the dancing in high-heeled shoes,
basketballs dribbling and volleyball spikes you can throw at it. For the
most durable wood out there, you have to get hard rock maple.
There are a few places that sell hard rock maple in the North East, and Walker’s sawmill is one of those
The wood gathered at Walker's Sawmill are from trees that have fallen
their own. They are gathered throughout the Upper Hudson Valley. Over
the years John Walker has developed a keen eye for the unusual wood with
many natural characteristics that add a beautiful touch to the wood
that he mills. That beauty is passed on to the objects made from his
milled woods. The artistry of milling wood is accomplished on
100-year-old machines. If ever there was a definition for sustainable
wood crafting it is Walker's Sawmill. - hard rock maple planks
Please look around our website or call us for information on the wood
that we offer for sale. At this point we stock:
- many other types of lumber
All our wood is air dry and could
be used for coffee tables, benches, bar tops, mantels, flooring.
At Walker's Sawmill we are wood experts and happy to answer any wood related question you may have!
Call us today at 845-223-3801
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