Woodcraft Woodshop - Maple, Ambrosia 3" x 8" x 8" Wood Turning Stock
Ambrosia maple is technically not a specific species of maple, but rather a general description of any type of maple that has been infested by ambrosia beetles. The beetles bore into the tree, and...
Item 131076Model 2 x 8 x 8"
Item 131061Model 4" X 8" X 8"
Item 131009Model 3" X 6" X 6"
Item 131186Model 4" X 6" X 6"
Item 131075Model 2 x 6 x 6"
Item 123214Model PAR CHY036
Item 840479Model MapleSoft KD 3x3x12
Item 153317Model T71-336
Item 149760Model BE AAA 1.5X1.5X5"
Item 130978Model Padauk 3x6x6
- Wormy soft maple
- Intriguing patterns
- Finishes well
Articles & Blogs
When a woodworker’s mind turns to maple, it revives images of golden autumn hues, sweet syrup, and honey-colored country furniture. And why not? Fall foliage of the sugar maple (Acer saccharum) draws millions of leaf “peepers” to New England and the Great Lakes’ states each year.
In this issue of Woodcraft Magazine, Tommy MacDonald of Rough Cut becomes a cooper, building this coopered leg table. A cooper is someone who makes wooden staved vessels. A woodstave is a narrow length of wood with a slightly beveled edge to form the sides of barrels, tanks, pipelines, and in this feature, legs for a beautifully built table made from Ambrosia Maple. Everything a cooper produces is referred to as cooperage. Tommy recreates this methodology in this issue and in this video from Season 3 of Rough Cut.
Used in making goblets. glued well and turned ok. nice light contrast when segmenting.