Bird’s Eye Maple
Latin Name: Acer saccharum
Distribution: North America
Cutting Method: Half-round, rotary
Properties: A defect that creates a series of small eyes to be spread across the veneer. Regularity of size and distribution adds value
Uses: Highly decorative and expensive. Very popular in art-deco period of 1920′s and 30′s. Often found on luxury yachts and becoming increasingly popular.