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Ambrosia Maple

with Clear Satin finish

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Ambrosia Maple is the traditional name for a form of red maple found locally in Maryland and Virginia. It has distinctive long, tapered streaks running with the grain with contrasting brownish-grey hues. This striking coloration is also sometimes called Ghost Maple or Wormy Maple. Click here for more details about why we only use solid air-dried Ambrosia maple to build our platforms, speaker stands, and A/V racks.

Where our handsome Clear Satin finish doesn’t fit in with room décor, we offer custom options of cherry, rosewood or black. Coloring maple is surprisingly tricky; standard wood stains give very mixed results. So we hired a finishing specialist to work with the Amish to develop for us special toned finish blends with a multi-step finish tailored to the unique problems of staining Ambrosia maple. And the results are stunning! Natural Cherry matches wonderfully with many warmer, golden-hued finishes and doesn’t obscure the distinctive grain of our maple. Deep Rosewood is a rich, translucent dark red. Satin Black is an elegant, opaque finish that hides natural wood grain.


Vibration Control System with clear & black finish

brass footers with black powdercoating, 2" Maple Platform & Black Isoblock 1s

Vibration Control System with natural finish

polished brass footers, 4" Bevelled Component Stand with Original Isoblock 1s

Vibration Control System with natural finish

polished brass footers, 4" Bevelled Component Stand with Original Isoblock 2s

Maple Speaker Plinths

4" bases with polished brass stand footers & speaker mountings

Double Wide Maple Heirloom 2 Shelf

a distinctive way to display music and book collections, A/V components, art objects, and other cherished keepsakes

Double Wide Maple Heirloom 2 Shelf

add extra modules, Vibration Control options, and accessories to suit your intended use

Maple Monticello Parquet Shelf

handcrafted from uniquely variegated Ambrosia maple with Monticello parquet solid bottoms and a solid parquet top

Maple Multilevel Shelf

preconfigured to store both vinyl and CDs, DVDs, BluRays and/or a wide range of books and collectibles

Variable Shelf SAMSON V.3

matched 2" shelves, black steel uprights, and polished brass hardware

Variable Shelf SAMSON V.3

matched 4" and 2" shelves, black steel uprights, and polished brass hardware

Five Shelf SAMSON V.4

matched 2" shelves, black steel uprights, and polished brass hardware

Four shelf SAMSON V.3

matched 2" shelves, black steel uprights, and polished brass hardware

Vibration Control System with natural finish

polished brass footers, 4" Bevelled Component Stand with Original Isoblock 1ss

Vibration Control System with natural finish

polished brass footers, 4" Radiused Component Stand with Black Isoblock 1s

4" Bevelled Component Stand

air-dried Ambrosia maple with clear satin finish

Maple Speaker Plinths

2" bases with polished brass stand footers & speaker mountings