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Bird's Eye Maple Wood Veneer

cat-maple-birdseye.jpgBird's eye figure occurs most commonly in hard maple. The stunning look of small, repetitive, and undulating "eyes" across the grain make this one of our top-selling veneers. Though many theories exist, science has not yet proven what causes this figure. Unlike other maple grains, bird's eye figure can be very difficult to spot in a log unless the bark and cambium layer are removed. Our birds eye maple wood veneer sheets range from mid-grade to AAA.

Looking for large sheets of this species? We also offer it in premium grade paper-backed veneer, which can be applied with contact cement or any other veneer adhesive.

Common Name:
Scientific Name:
  Acer saccharum
  Creamy white sapwood, light brown heartwood
  North America
  Primarily hard, though some softer maples do exist
  Fine, closed pore
  Readily accepts stains and finishes
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Tip from Joe

I've found that cell phones and tablets display reasonably accurate colors of our veneer photos.
Rendering variations on some computer monitors can cause our pictures to appear different from the actual veneer.