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Posted on hard or soft maple for closet organizer?

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#1 posted 11-23-2011 05:35 PM

As Dan said, the term “soft” is misleading, as it’s not really that soft. It’s a 950 on the Janka Hardness scale, versus 1010 for Walnut. Hard Maple is a 1450. For comparison, American Cherry is also a 950.

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