What's in this paddle?
- Maple: A popular, fast growing decorative tree that grows in Eastern USA & Canada. The term “Soft Maple” does not refer to any specific species of maple, but rather, its a broad term which includes several different species of maple. Soft maple is only slightly softer than hard, sugar maple.
- Lignum Vitae: This wood is native to Central America and northern South America. Lignum vitae is regarded by most to be both the heaviest and hardest wood in the world. Its color can range from an olive to a dark greenish brown to almost black, sometimes with a reddish hue. The color tends to darken with age, especially upon exposure to light.