Sycamore, botanical name Acer pseudoplatanus, is a type of Maple common in the United Kingdom. The timber is white with a reflective shine reminiscent of silk. Uses include furniture, joinery, flooring, musical instruments and parquetry.

Sycamore Properties

Botanical name: Acer pseudoplatanus
Colour: White with a reflective shine
Density: 630kg/m3
Working properties: Good finishing and machining properties, great for nailing, screwing and good for and gluing.
Texture: Fine
Thicknesses available: 1″, 1 ¼”, 1 ½”, 2″, 2 ½”, 3″, 4″.
Width Range: 4″ and wider sold from pack. Other specifications available to be sorted to order.
Durability: Perishable in ground contact.
Preservative permeability: Permeable.
Dimension change in varying conditions: Medium.

Sycamore Weight Calculator

Based on a weight of 630kg per cubic meter. Note this is an imprecise calculation as wood weight varies.
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