New Spalted Maple Coffee Table

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#1: Post by bman0023 »

Hi all. Just finished my new spalted maple coffee table for my grinders, espresso macine and gear. I also made a sweet tamping pad from the spalted maple too. I am loving it and it functions great too.

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#2: Post by pizzaman383 »

Nice! I am building a coffee bar for my home office from curly cherry, rosewood, and kingwood that I collected over the years.
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#3: Post by bman0023 (original poster) »

Sounds awesome! Quality craftsmanship.

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#4: Post by Chert »

Very nice. What finish did you choose?
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#5: Post by caffeinatedjen »

That's really beautiful! I like the legs for it too, they go well with the top.

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#6: Post by cannonfodder »

Nice table, but that is not spalted maple. It is Ambrosia maple. The discoloring is caused by the excretions of a burrowing Ambrosia beetle. A fancy way of saying beetle skidmarks. Spalting is a fancy way of saying molded wood. It is a mold that starts to grow within the grain structure of the wood as it starts to decompose.

Still nice.
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