Red Leaf Maple is commonly called soft maple, but the name often fools many woodworkers. Soft maple is only slightly softer than hard, sugar maple. Often Red leaf maple has better color and a more interesting grain pattern. It is an excellent wood for many woodworking projects, including: Musical instruments, furniture, flooring, joinery, and decorative veneers.
Avg Dry Wgt : 39 lbs/ft3 (630 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness : 950lbf (4226 N) | Specific Gravity : 0.63
Texture : Fine and even
Grain Pattern : Typically straight
Health Risk : Dust may affect lung function
Color : Pale brown, beige-cream
Wood Type : Temperate Hardwood