Working properties are rated from Poor ( 0 ) to Excellent ( 5 ).
Black maple, Rock maple, Sugar maple
White with reddish tinge, possible pith flecks
Uniformly pale reddish brown or light tan, possible pith flecks
Typical straight but sometimes curly or wavy, close grained and occasional bird's eye, maple burl, blistered, leaf and fiddleback
Fine and even texture