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#1 posted 08-28-2013 06:20 PM

Where I live, when the maple has the brown or even some greenish streaks in it from the center of the tree, they usually call it “painter’s grade”, and charge less. Personally, to me it looks more like poplar than maple, but it seems to work about the same as cabinet grade or premium.

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