At IDI, we pride ourselves on the quality and variety of our hardwood. After all, we are in the Midwest where the best hardwoods are grown. Plus, we have one of the leading hardwood suppliers, Cole Hardwood, just a stone’s throw away. So, go ahead, be choosy.
Soft Maple includes red and silver maple and has been a favorite of American furniture makers since early Colonial days.
- Color – Cream to light reddish-brown.
- Grain – Usually straight-grained and sometimes found with highly figured bird’s-eye or burl grain.
- Characteristics: Heavy, hard, strong, tough, stiff, close-grained and possesses a uniform texture.
- Finishing: Stains satisfactorily and polishes well.