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Maple Burl

lat. Acer campestre

Maple Burl



Field Maple (Acer campestre)The field maple (Acer campestre) forms sporadic burls at the base of the trunk or in the root area which can range from rather simple to extremely wild in appearance. The field maple grows in all of Europe and the Caucasus. It can reach a height of 65 feet and can live for up to 200 years. The wood is hard and dense and is used in furniture, making musical instruments, and turning.
The burl wood of the field maple is lighter and is mainly used as a veneer and fine crafts.


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