Latin name: Acer saccharum, A. nigrum
Common name(s): Curly Maple, Quilted Maple, Figured Maple, Fiddleback Maple
Sources: USA and Canada
Characteristics: Same as Hard Maple except for heavy presence of distorted grain (figure) ranging from curly or wavy to tight fiddleback, to pleated quilted pattern.
Common cuts: Rotary cut, Plain sliced
Uses: Architectural wall panels, millwork, molding, inlay, and accent trim, specialty applications.
Price: $$$-$$$$ depending on specification