Mapa European

Mapa European

Trade Name

European Maple

Similar Woods

Sycamore Plane, Field Maple, Wild Servicetree, Beech

Origin

Europe

Range

Has almost the same distribution area as the Sycamore. However; to the north as far as Norway but not so far to the south.

Uses

Earlier preferred for peeled veneer but today also produced as sliced Veneer. It is then steamed to produce a warm, reddish color similar to the Swiss Peartree. Used in furniture and for interiors. Used especially in wagon and automobile body work. Popular as a carving wood. Preferably used as substitute for Swiss Pear in both the lumber and veneer industries.

Colour

Pink / Light Brown