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Maple, Fiddleback + Birds Eye


Sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus) is a tree native to nearly all western Europe in higher altitudes, but it was spread by mankind to nearly all lowlands in between. Sycamore wood is widely used for furniture, in houses for wood flooring and parquetry and of course for musical instruments. The wood is nearly white with a silky lustre, because it was hard-wearing, heavy pub tables were traditionally made of this wood. Occasional sycamore maple trees produce curly figured or fiddle back wood with wavy grain, this greatly increases the woods value for musical instruments and decorative veneers. This extremely precious wood is imported from Bosnia, Scotland, southern Germany and Tyrolian mountain regions. Since hundreds of years this is the wood of choice for precious violins, guitars and flutes, also high level furniture is made from this rare wood.

You can buy any pieces of wood shown here in our Webshop, all displayed items are generally in stock, ready for immediate order and will be shipped fast but inexpensive to any country in the world. Our wood is in every case well-seasoned and ready for instant working, dried for several years in our warehouses, and waiting to be shipped prompt from Berlin to you.