Tap Hole Maple

Once tapped maple trees have passed their useful life for syrup production they are finally harvested for lumber, boards with tap-holes are the result.

Tap-hole maple lumber is becoming increasingly popular due to the interesting patterns brought about by previous tapping and the novel storey associated with it. Opportunities present themselves in niche markets. Tap-hole boards now can be and are considered more valuable than maple veneer due to its unique qualities.

Come to Sugarbush Hill and see what tap-hole maple looks like. We’ve recycled some and reused it to make our gift shop counter and counter top.