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Ambrosia Maple

hand finished with clear satin lacquer

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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-lacquer 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. Black Satin is an elegant, opaque finish that hides natural wood grain.


Vibration Control System

polished brass Heavyfeet, 4" air-dried maple platform, and Black Isoblocks

Vibration Control System

polished brass Heavyfeet, 2" air-dried maple platform and Black Isoblocks

SAMSON Ultra Turntable Stand

Ambrosia maple with clear satin finish, black steel uprights, and polished brass hardware

Maple Modular Furniture

for vinyl, CD, DVD, and Blu-Ray storage

Vibration Control System

polished brass Megafeet, Radiused 4" air-dried maple platform and recessed Isoblocks

Vibration Control System

polished brass Heavyfeet, 2" air-dried maple platform with clear satin finish, and standard Isoblocks

SAMSON With Clear Satin Finish

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

Maple Modular Furniture

for vinyl, CD, DVD, and Blu-Ray storage

Vibration Control System

polished brass Heavyfeet, 4" air-dried maple platform with clear satin finish, and standard Isoblocks

Vibration Control System

polished brass Heavyfeet, 4" air-dried maple platform with clear satin finish, and standard Isoblocks

SAMSON Turntable Stand

Ambrosia maple with clear satin finish, black steel uprights, and polished brass hardware

Maple Modular Furniture

holds 300 standard LPs

Vibration Control System

polished brass Heavyfeet, 4" air-dried maple platform with clear satin finish and footers for thick carpet

Air-Dried Maple Platform

4" thick Ambrosia maple with clear satin lacquer finish

SAMSON With Clear Satin Finish

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

Maple Modular Furniture

holds 450 standard LPs

SAMSON With Clear Satin Finish

matched 4" shelves, black steel uprights, and semi-gloss black hardware

Maple Berdrocks With Clear Satin Finish

matched 4" bases with polished brass footers & speaker mounting

SAMSON With Clear Satin Finish

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

Maple Modular Furniture

holds 600 standard LPs