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Curly, Tiger Maple – two names, one stunning figure

Tiger maple is one of the most beautiful figured woods available in the US.

One of my favorite woods to work with, and look at, is tiger maple. I don’t differentiate between “curly” and “tiger” when it comes to maple, as long as it’s striped and captivating. But what is it about curly maple that draws not only my attention, but the interest of woodworkers (and wood appreciators) everywhere?[…]