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Ambrosia Maple

with Satin Black 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-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 with Satin Black Finish

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

Vibration Control System with Satin Black Finish

brass footers with black powdercoating, 4" Bevelled Component Stand & Black Isoblock 1s

Strada Upgrade Stand

solid maple stand with Black Satin finish

Time-Correcting Strada Upgrade Stand

solid maple stand with Black Satin finish

15x18x4 Maple Speaker Plinths

with Satin Black finish & polished brass footers

15x18x4 Maple Speaker Plinths

with Satin Black finish with satin black powder coating

12x15x4 Maple Speaker Plinths

with Satin Black finish with Metallic Silver powder coating

Modded Cyrus Transport & DAC

4" maple bases with Black Satin finish

Modded Scott Amp

maple faceplate with Black Satin finish

Time-Correcting Maple Bedrocks

2" maple stands with Black Satin finish

SAMSON Color Sample

Ambrosia maple with Deep Rosewood toned finish, nickel-zinc steel uprights, metallic silver brass hardware

SAMSON Color Sample

Ambrosia maple with Black Satin lacquer, black steel uprights, metallic silver brass hardware