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Sugar maple (sapwood)
The sapwood of sugar maple is ivory white with a slight reddish brown tinge. Its heartwood is greyish brown to dark tan. Is closed and even grain polishes extremely well, highly workable, sugar maple sapwood is often used by cabinetmakers for mouldings, furniture, architectural millwork and decorative trim. It can also be easily used for flooring and sports equipment.