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Water Damage Wood Floor Specialists
Providing high quality repairs, refinishing, or replacement of your wood floor system.
We are your advocate and we work for you, not the insurance company.
The insurance company’s contractors work for and are paid by the insurance company.
“You have the right to have your home repaired by the repair person of your choice”.
“You have the right to reject any settlement amount including any unfair valuation offered by the insurance company”.
Let Boatright Hardwood Floors guide you through the process to put your home back together.
Maple, Brazilian
Pau marfim, Guatambu Balfourodendron riedelianum
Appearance

Color: Pale cream to yellow cream; no contrast between sapwood and heartwood.

Grain: Straight, fine, uniform.

Species & Grade Variations: Lower grades may have darker tan/brown colors.

Properties

Hardness (Janka): 1500 (16% harder than Northern red oak).

Dimensional Stability: Average (8.8; 2% less stable than Northern red oak). Very sensitive to moisture fluctuations.

Workability

Sawing/Machining: Works cleanly; requires a wide set for ripping; very hard on router bits.

Sanding: Sands satisfactorily if correct sanding sequence is followed.

Suggested Sequence:

  • First Cut: 50 at a 7-15 degree angle with the grain
  • Second Cut: 60 or 80 straight with the grain
  • Third Cut: 100
  • Hard Plate: 100
  • First Screen: 100
  • Second Screen: 120 or 150

Nailing: No known problems.

Finishing: Takes finish well. May be difficult to stain.

Origin
South America.
Availability
Moderately available.
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Shown with water-based finish (top), and oil-based finish (bottom)
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