Maple Burl

Maple Burl

Trade Name

Maple Burl

Similar Woods

Madrone Burl, Plane Burl

Origin

West Coast of the United States.

Range

"One of the Maple family, Oregon Maple is known in the USA also as Big Leaf Maple. Occurrence is limited to the west coast strips of the USA and Canada with the most northern occurrence in Alaska and at the southernmost border of the Sierra Nevada mountains as well as in San Diego County. Grows up to 1,500 m altitude and is generally found in the company of other hardwoods such as Red Alder and soft- woods like Douglas Fir or Western Red Cedar: The leaves are red veined Apart from the burls, which develop directly over the root, Oregon Maple has no noteworthy significance as a commercial lumber."

Uses

Highly decorative elements for fillings or fonts in architectural woodwork and furniture production.

Colour

Beige