The Ambrosia Pool Table is made of 100 exotic solid wood and features a strong frame construction for enhanced durability. The infestation results in numerous gray fungus streaks and discolorations.
Ambrosia beetle causes the wormy pattern in the wood.
Ambrosia wood table. 5 out of 5 stars 386 386 reviews 6995 FREE shipping Favorite Add to Ambrosia Maple Bench LentzCarkeyDesigns. Splotchier patterning as in the image above is often attributed to beetles boring holes through the spalted decaying woodand then marketed under the far more palatable term ambrosia. Also this is known as Domestic Wood Wormy Maple of Ghost Maple.
The colourspatterns add a unique look without affecting its structural integrityPlease note. Then fungus grows in the moisture discoloring the wood. Call Pat or Tom 877-983-6367 10 Long Live Edge Ambrosia Maple Slabs.
302 to 380 lbsft 3 485 to 610 kgm 3 depending on species. Ambrosia Maple grows in North America. Part of the hardwood family ambrosia wood is a little softer than others like walnut.
Beetles usually infest dead or dying trees and often will enter the trunk through a broken branch or other injury. You can choose your dimensions leg style and leg colour to customize your table in order to suit your space. Ambrosia Maple is a general term attached to a variety of Acer true maple species whose boards included colorful bug trails — caused by a fungus carried by the Ambrosia Beetle which penetrates the tree sap as the beetle eats into the tree and it spreads both through the worm hole and up and down in the tree carried along by the sap and causes discoloring of the wood in streaks.
Round Wood Table Top Disc Ambrosia Maple Table Top SpecialtyWoodDesigns. Live edge tables are incredibly unique. The majority of ambrosia maple is found in species of soft maple.
From shop LentzCarkeyDesigns 16000. Interesting FactsMaple that has been infested by ambrosia beetles creating a discolouration of the wood. The woods natural curves make these pieces one-of-a-kind.
When the beetle bores into the wood it leaves a fungus which creates the streaks. Ambrosia maple wormy maple Botanical Designation. Ambrosia Maple Wood Slabs Ambrosia Maple is typically found in Soft Maple.
The beautiful greyish-brown streaks in the wood are caused by the ambrosia beetle. But ambrosia beetle really is a generic term for many different types of beetles whose larvae bore into trees and deposit a fungal symbiont into the wood. Traditionally the wood has white background from the sap of the tree.
This appropriately named pool table is fit for the Gods. This fungus breaks down the wood into a compound that the larvae can eat. Not a distinct species of maple.
Primarily temperate regions in the Northern Hemisphere Average Dried Weight. Ambrosia Maple Slabs for Sale We Make Live-Edge Ambrosia Maple Tables Tops. Its rams head style legs are hand carved for a classic one-of-a-kind look.
Ambrosia maple isnt necessarily a specific tree but an effect on the appearance of the wood of the Red or Soft Maple tree thats been infested by the Ambrosia beetle. Moisture enters the beetle holes and spreads along the grain. Our stock changes daily so please call or email in advance if you are looking for something in particular.
The amazingly-figured top of this coffee table consists of ambrosia maple which gets its name from the ambrosia beetle a small bug that burrows into the tree. Ambrosia by Bill Palmer. Describes a fungal discoloration caused by wood-boring ambrosia beetles.
As a result the Ambrosia Maple lumber ends up with a unique appearance. Ambrosia Maple is deciduous trees growing in the US. As the wood dries the fungus dies leaving behind rich earth-toned colors in its place.
Whether youre planning to utilize it for a functional space such as a countertop or for more of a statement piece such as a coffee table contact us today at 317 448-6662 for more information on our ambrosia maple live edge wood slabs for sale. Built with Canadian ambrosia maple wood.