Sort of wood: Maple

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Block parquet: Maple
Pic. 1: Block parquet: Maple (27 kB)
Maple (acer — лат. назв.) This sort of wood doesn't have nuclear, sap wood. A sap-wood and mature wood doesn't differ practically. Color of wood is white with yellowish or reddish tints. Heart-shaped rays are visible on all cuts, numerous. Annual layers are clear seen.

Wood is hard and durable, solidity is middle. It a little withers, and is good at processing. It has a glossy surface, the ability to change color (a bit) depending on the ingress of light. It is inclined to cracking.