Also the wood that produces Maple syrup. It is best known for gym floors, bowling alleys and skating rings, but it’s clean practical look makes it a great choice for homes as well. The heartwood is brown and the sapwood is a very clean white. It is also prone to special figure cuts like Birdseye, and Curly or Tiger. Its bright color helps to brighten any space and is very conducive to a many decorating styles.