Maple (Brazilian) is 119% as hard as Red Oak (1500 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
- Flooring Trade Name
- Botanical Name
- Lumber Trade Name(s)
Guatambu, Pau Marfin
Maple (Brazilian) is dense, straight-grained, and finely textured with distinctive curl markings that appear at varying angles.
Maple (Brazilian) demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
- Safety/Allergic Reactions
No information available at this time
- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Maple (Brazilian), also known as Patagonian Maple, undergoes a medium degree of color change, with a slight ambering over time to a more golden cream color and with a muting of the color range found when freshly sanded.
- Color Range
Maple (Brazilian) ranges in tone from pale to yellowish cream, with darker tan and brown in the heartwood.