Origin: USA and Canada
Cutting: Through and through sawn boards.
Dryness: Kiln dried
Other names: Ripple, fiddleback, tiger maple.
Cream white with a reddish tinge, growth rings distinct and a hard fine texture. Curly figure is much sought after and rarely available in the solid. In the UK we would know this figure more correctly as ripple figure.
Graded according to the intensity of the ripple, prices vary because of this. The prices below are relevant to current boards stock and the level of figure in each thickness.
From 2nd January 2017 if you wish to export articles that are partly or fully made from newly listed species of Rosewood, Padauk and Bubinga then the export will need to be accompanied by a CITES re-export permit. It is possible that the importer/customer of the article may need to apply for a CITES import permit from their own authorities and this should be investigated before the export happens.
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