bird's-eye maple


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bird’s-eye maple

Wood of the sugar maple tree, cut so as to produce a wavy grain with numerous small, decorative, circular markings.
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supplied bird's-eye maple, cherry and walnut veneer for the presidential aircraft, which was used by President George Bush.
You can crank the teak steering wheel, peek in the galley, and examine artifacts in the saloon--a cozy room with a curing etched-glass skylight and walls paneled with bird's-eye maple.
Figured sapele reminds me of a dark counterpart to bird's-eye maple, giving that intense pattern overall - like a fabric of pattern."
Theriault had experience buying and selling bird's-eye maple. He read an article about Superior Water-Logged Lumber Co.'s work and researched the feasibility of working in New Brunswick.
Exotics include curly maple, bird's-eye maple, quilted maple, blistered maple and maple hurl.
This single species exhibits a variety of figures, including: curly, fiddleback, quilted, blistered and tiger maple, along with bird's-eye maple and maple burl.
Some of the prized figures in wood would have been curly, fiddleback, and bird's-eye maple. Mahogany and walnut were often used on similar designs, especially 18th-century English reproductions, which have always enjoyed a certain degree of popularity in this country.
An entertainment center features a keystone pediment and bird's-eye maple veneer.
PHOTO : An Oriental-influenced armoire/media cabinet from the New Classics collection is cherry with bird's-eye maple doors, lacquer mouldings and marble caps.
Designed for Alma Desk by Alex Forsyth of Greensboro, N.C., Cavetto is a transitional style in maple solids and veneers, with optional bird's-eye maple inlays and detailing.
This chair has a triangular seat of wenge bordered in rosewood and a winged back of bird's-eye maple. It is 64 inches high at its peak, or crown, which repeats the triangle.