Desert Flower ~ African Padauk & Figured Maple
The name of this piece is Desert Flower
The dimensions are 14' wide, 7" high, 6.5" deep.
Type of wood used in this piece is African Padauk with Figured Maple for the drawer pulls. The drawers are lined with suede material. There are no stains or dyes, rather only a protective finish, to enhance the natural wood color.
African Padauk Characteristics: Padauk is an exotic and imported hardwood that comes in both in a strip or a mottled effect. An eye-catching wood, the color varies from a rich crimson or brick red to reddish-purple streaks to bright-orange. It darkens over time to dark reddish-brown. The interlocked grain produces the striped figure on quartered surfaces. The texture is medium to coarse. The tree is native to Central and tropical West Africa.
Figured Maple ~ figured Maple is a domestic hardwood. The sapwood is mostly a creamy white 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.