Figured American maple

Figured American maple

Figured American maple

Wood species / Trade name:

Figured American maple, Figured maple


  • German: Amerikanischer Ahorn geriegelt
  • French: Erable piqué, erable d'Amérique ondé
  • Chinese: 有影美洲枫木(枫影)

Botanical name:

Acer saccharum

Character / Color:

Figured maple is a much sought-after variety with a highly decorative character. This particular wood has a wavy figure and more or less regular and pronounced stripes running across the grain. The name refers to the wood's distinctive dark and narrow late wood. Colors range from yellowish white, light reddish brown to pale golden brown.

Main occurence:

North America


Interior woodwork, Musical instruments, Furniture, Car interiors





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