The wildly distorted grain of Burl Maple is punctuated with “eyes” of varying size and hue–the result of an injury to the growing tree.
Color ranges from creamy white to light red-brown with deep cocoa-colored eyes.
Maple Burl is used in highly decorative elements for architectural woodwork and furniture production.
The epoxy used to cast these blanks is specially formulated for casting wood or wood like objects/pieces. It is very durable, with almost no shrinkage ( 0.001% ). It is FDA approved,UV stable and can take a high gloss finish if buffed correctly.
PLEASE NOTE: ALTHOUGH STABILIZED, BURL/WOODS CAN HAVE VOIDS, INCLUSIONS, CHECKING/CRACKING AND OTHER NATURAL CHALLENGES. THE STABILIZING RESIN IS NOT A FILLER RESIN, IN CASE YOU COME ACROSS SMALL VOIDS, INCLUSIONS, ETC. IT CAN EASILY BE REPAIRED AND FADED IN WITH THIN SUPERGLUE AND SANDING DUST OF THE SAME SPECIES.