Tree of Life ~ Figured Maple & South American Purpleheart
The name of this piece is Tree of Life
The box dimensions are 12" high, 10" wide, 6.5 deep
This box has a secret drawer!
Type of wood used in this piece is Figured Maple with South American Purpleheart for the drawer pulls. The drawers are lined with a suede material. There are no stains or dyes, rather only a protective finish, to enhance the natural wood color.
Figured Maple ~ figured Maple is a domestic hardwood. The sapwood is mostly a white creamy color, but some darker heartwood can be found. The wavy or curly grains produce "fiddle back" figure and sometimes a "black mottled" figure. The tree is Native To Figured Maple is from the Hard Maple and the Soft Maple trees. Our figured maple is a mix of these species. The trees grow throughout the United States east of the Rocky Mountains, the New England, and Great Lakes regions.
Purple Heart Characteristics: Purple Heart is an exotic and imported hardwood that is strong and resilient, and has a uniform fine-to-medium texture. The grain is usually straight, but can be irregular. The wood is purple which darkens in time through oxidation. Tree is Native To: South America and Central America