• Birdseye Maple Pen Blank Cormark
  • Birdseye Maple Pen Blank Cormark

Birdseye Maple Pen Blank

SKU #110973
MFR #WSS-BEMPBLK

Called Birdseye maple (sometimes written out as bird’s eye) because the tiny knots in the grain resemble small bird’s eyes.  The figure is reportedly caused by unfavorable growing conditions for the tree. The tree attempts to start numerous new buds to get more sunlight, but with poor growing conditions the new shoots are aborted, and afterward several …

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Product Highlights

  • Wood Type: Birdseye Maple.
  • Latin: Not a distinct species of maple. Curly maple is considered a grain pattern that can be found in nearly all Acer species.
  • Origin: Primarily temperate regions in the Northern Hemisphere.
  • Minimum Dimensions.  5-3/4” X 3/4” X 3/4″.

Description

Called Birdseye maple (sometimes written out as bird’s eye) because the tiny knots in the grain resemble small bird’s eyes.  The figure is reportedly caused by unfavorable growing conditions for the tree. The tree attempts to start numerous new buds to get more sunlight, but with poor growing conditions the new shoots are aborted, and afterward several tiny knots remain.

Specs

Wood Type Domestic hardwood.
Texture Has a fine, even texture.
Grain Pattern Grain is generally straight but may be wavy.
Health Risks Hard maple, along with other maples in the Acer genus have been reported to cause skin irritation, runny nose, and asthma-like respiratory effects.
Color Color ranges from nearly white, to an off-white cream color, the tiny knots in the grain resemble small bird’s eyes.

 

Warning:  California Proposition 65

Shipping Information

  • Weight: .5 lbs
  • Dimensions: 9 × 11 × 1.5 in