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Ambrosia Maple

hand finished with Deep Rosewood toned 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.



Modded Stanton ST150

Ambrosia maple skirt with Deep Rosewood toned finish

Maple Bedrocks with Deep Rosewood toned finish

hand polished brass speaker mounting and stand footers

Customized Rooted Butress 2 Stands

Ambrosia maple with Deep Rosewood toned finish

Custom Sized SAMSON

2" maple shelves with Deep Rosewood finish

SAMSON V.2 with Deep Rosewood toned finish

black steel uprights, polished brass hardware, with matched platforms mounted on Black Isoblocks

SAMSON V.2 with Deep Rosewood toned finish

black steel uprights, polished brass hardware, with matched platforms mounted on Black Isoblocks

SAMSON Color Sample

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

SAMSON Color Sample

Ambrosia maple with Deep Rosewood toned finish, black steel uprights, semigloss black hardware

SAMSON Color Sample

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