Maple, Birds-Eye - 3/8" x 5" x 24"
Bird's-eye Maple (Acer saccharum) is so named because the figure resembles small bird's eyes. Bird's-eye figure is a phenomenon that occurs within several kinds of wood, most notably in hard maple. The figure is reportedly caused by unfavorable growing conditions for the tree. The sugar...
- Distinctive "eye" pattern
- Straight grained
- Turns, glues and finishes well
- Native to eastern North America
- Thickness: 3/8"
- Width: 5"
- Length: 24"
- (1) Birds-Eye Maple - 3/8" x 5" x 24" - Dimensional Lumber
- Wood is a product of nature, and as such, no two pieces are alike to start with, the same wood growing in different locales can vary greatly even though it is the exact same species.
- Due to the nature of wood movement, shrinkage and expansion are possible. Please measure each piece carefully before starting any project.
- Cut from quality, kiln-dried stock. The grain runs with the longest dimension.
- Thin Stock is sawn to +/- 1/8" of the listed size.
- Carving and Turning Blocks are sawn to +/- 1/4" of the listed size.
- Plywood sizes are nominal, the dimensions are +/- 1/8" of the listed size.
- Larger blocks are sawn to +/- 1/4" of the listed size.
- Smaller blocks are sawn to +/- 1/8" of the listed size.
- Spindle stock, or stock that is 1-1/2" - 2" wide is sawn to +/-1/8" of the listed size.
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No bird's eye in the piece I got
I was very unhappy. It looked like a plain old piece of maple to me. Saw maybe one very tiny birds eye in it.
the birds eye boards were perfect, unfortunately the 'construction' plans changed and I had to return the boards to Woodcraft