Maple, Soft Pacific Coast Red
Latin Name: Acer macrophyllum
Family: Aceraceae - the Maple family
Other Common Name(s): Big Leaf Maple, Pacific Coast Maple, Pacific Coast Red Soft Maple, Pacific Coast Soft Maple
Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use
Interior Use Only
Cabinets, Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings, Turnings
This specie grows predominately in the Pacific Northwest. It tends to grow in scattered or small groves.
General Description: There is not an extremely pronounced difference between the heartwood and sapwood, accept the heartwood is slightly darker. The color ranges from almost white to a pale pinkish-brown color. The grain is usually straight and typically fine texture.
Price Range ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive):
Weight (lbs/BF): 2.833
Specific Gravity: 0.44
Modulus of Rupture (psi): 10700
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi): na
Side Hardness (lbs): 850
Not currently in stock, but please contact us to inquire about availability.