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Famous for having no taste or smell, European Maple is often used for kitchen worktops and chopping boards. Compared with Hard Maple, European Maple has a lustre all of its own that gives the room a clean airy feel with thin annual rings and soft figuring making it unique.
Despite being 15-20% softer than Hard Maple, it is still very hard and durable. It takes coloured stains easily, and is popular because of its wide area of applicaion in interior design and furniture.
Hard Maple is famous for its sap which is turned into Maple syrup. The sapwood is cream-coloured, with a tendency to reddish brown, and the heartwood varies from light to dark brown with red highlights. It usually has fine figuring with straight, but sometimes slightly wavy, grain.
Hard Maple grows in North America, and is 10-15% harder than Oak and undergoes a medium degree of colour change, from a creamy white to golden over time.