Curly Maple (Acer saccharum) is light
tan to light reddish brown in color and features a 'curly' grain
pattern along its width. The patterns of Curly Maple may vary, and based
on these variations, the curl may take on "fiddleback",
"diamondback" or "tiger-striped" pattern. The wood is a durable, hard, and dense wood, with an average specific gravity of
Curly Maple carves, turns & finishes
well, and is a favorite among makers of furniture, violins, guitars and
other tone instruments.