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Maple, Curly
Color: Very light colored with growth distortions in the woods fibers causing the flickering "stripes" that run perpendicular to the grain.
Workability: Very easy to work with, low oil content.
Other Names: Tiger Maple, Flame Maple, ripple maple, fiddleback, tiger stripe
Uses: Used in fine furniture, musical instruments,
Origin: Red Leaf & silver leaf of the Eastern half of the U.S. Some Big leaf Maple of the western U.S.