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field maple

Postby emjay » Tue Feb 10, 2015 12:17 pm

I've just been given two 8ft lengths of field maple about 8 inch dia'. I've not used this wood before, and wonder if it's any good for chairs. I'd like to give it a try if it's tough enough. Any advice would be helpful.
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Re: field maple

Postby woodness sake » Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:13 pm

Acer campestre
Field Maple wood is used for violin making, forming the back, sides and neck of an instrument.
The wood is white, hard and strong, and used for furniture, flooring, wood turning . wikipedia
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