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This page was last updated on: 11/20/2017

**What is Spalted Maple?**

Spalted Maple is not technically a species of Maple or a type of figure, but like figured wood it is highly sought after for the great character it adds to an otherwise ordinary board. Spalting is a beautiful imperfection caused by a fungus in the early stages of decay while in log or tree form. The dark, contrasting lines and variety of colors that add such a unique quality to the slab are signs of the various degrees of decay. If the wood is salvaged early enough and dried properly, the fungus is killed in the kiln drying process and the board should still be stable with minimal punky areas.

When working with wood in the early stages of spalting, it is much like working with regular lumber. Once the wood has started change color and dark lines appear, you will need to be sure to use very sharp tools to try and avoid tearout. If the area is soft or "punky" in the later stages of spalting, it is ideal to stabilize the wood with a resin or epoxy. There are many articles and videos online that can be helpful if you are unfamiliar with these processes and working with spalted lumber.

It can be a little extra work if you choose a spalted slab, but the beauty and uniqueness of these large slabs make the effort well worth it.

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same log slabs 2 |
Big Leaf Maple | 3' 3" | 48" to 52" |
$1,614.00 to $2,083.00 |
3-1/4" | 48" to 52" |
b4-13-d3/2 | AMBROSIA AND SPALTING This slab has been discounted 25% - broken in half | |||

2812x1
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Big Leaf Maple | 3' 8" | 41" | $1,140.00 | 1 1/4" | 40" | 49" | 41" | b4-13-d1/1 | Burl & Spalt | |

2813x1
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Big Leaf Maple | 4' 9" | 44" | $990.00 | 1-1/4" | 27" | 42" | 28" | b4-13-d1/1 | ||

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similar items 3 |
Big Leaf Maple | 4' 2" | 22" to 29" |
$720.00 to $863.00 |
1-1/8" | 20" to 23" |
25" to 34" |
19" to 32" |
b3-02-b08/3 | spalted | |

2955x1
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Hard Maple | 7' 9" | 11" | $2,650.00 | 5-3/4" | 10" | 11" | 18" | b3-14-b/4w | Excellent mantel piece - Spalted | |

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slabs cut in sequence 1 |
Maple | 4' 11" | 32" to 36" |
$661.00 to $710.00 |
1-1/8" | 34" to 42" |
32" to 34" |
29" to 31" |
b3-1-b6/2 | Spalted & Curly - This slab has been discounted 10% for checking | |

3076b3
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Maple | 4' 8" | 31" | $770.00 | 1-1/8" | 40" | 28" | 25" | b3-1-b6/2 | Spalted | |

3193x1
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Maple | 7' 11" | 43" | $2,260.00 | 1 3/4 " | 49" | 39" | 42" | b4-10-b7/2 | Spalted Maple with excellent Curly Figure and Crotch Figure | |

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slabs cut in sequence 1 |
Maple | 12' 3" | 30" to 36" |
$1,980.00 to $2,190.00 |
1-1/2" | 24" to 25" |
28" to 49" |
35" to 36" |
b3-10-b8/2 | Ambrosia, Spalt, Curl | |

3327c3
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Maple | 10' 2" | 33" | $1,601.00 | 1-1/2" | 18" | 49" | 32" | b3-10-b4/2 | Ambrosia, Spalt, Curl - This slab has been discounted 25% for checking | |

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slabs cut in sequence 1 |
Maple | 8' | 27" to 27" |
$800.00 to $825.00 |
1" | 26" to 27" |
26" to 28" |
27" to 28" |
b3-4-b7/3x | Light spalt & ambrosia | |

3616a5
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Maple | 8' 3" | 18" | $505.00 | 15/16" | 18" | 18" | 19" | b3-03-b08/4w | Spalted - This slab has been discounted 15% for checking | |

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same log slabs 2 |
Hard Maple | 6' 11" | 20" to 24" |
$568.00 to $620.00 |
1-3/4" | 20" to 26" |
19" to 24" |
21" to 23" |
b3-12-b3/3w | spalted | |

3830x1
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Maple | 8' 2" | 40" | $2,034.00 | 1 3/4" | 46" | 41" | 32" | b4-10-b10 /2 | Spalted - This slab has been discounted 10% for checking | |

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same log slabs 2 |
Hard Maple | 6' 5" | 29" to 30" |
$758.00 to $1,350.00 |
1 5/8" | 22" to 27" |
35" to 36" |
28" to 30" |
b4-10-a3/4w | spalted, curly | |

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same log slabs 2 |
Hard Maple | 9' 6" | 35" to 41" |
$1,061.00 to $1,079.00 |
1 - 3/4" | 45" to 51" |
29" to 35" |
32" to 36" |
b4-8-c5/3x | Spalted - This slab has been discounted 25% for decay area and checking | |

3850a4
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Hard Maple | 9' 7" | 32" | $1,127.00 | 1 - 3/4" | 40" | 28" | 27" | b4-8-a9/3x | Spalted - FRAGILE - This slab has been discounted 10% for decay / soft edges | |

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same log slabs 2 |
Hard Maple | 9' 6" | 26" to 31" |
$722.00 to $878.00 |
1 - 3/4" | 32" to 36" |
18" to 27" |
28" to 31" |
b4-8-a9/4x | Spalted - FRAGILE - This slab has been discounted 15% for decay / soft edges | |

3909x1
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Maple | 4' 10" | 32" | $770.00 | 1-1/4" | 35" | 33" | 28" | b3-6-b5/3 | spalted | |

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same log slabs 2 |
Maple | 8' | 22" to 25" |
$700.00 to $700.00 |
1" | 21" to 24" |
23" to 25" |
23" to 25" |
b3-04-b07/3 | Light spalt on edges. | |

4383x1
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Maple | 7' 6" | 31" | $832.00 | 1 3/16" | 23" | 33" | 36" | b3-9-b9/3w | Spalt and figure.This slab has been discounted 10% for decay. | |

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slabs cut in sequence 1 |
Maple | 6' 9" | 26" to 32" |
$293.00 to $500.00 |
1 3/8" | 37" to 46" |
21" to 25" |
17" to 26" |
b3-9-b9/4w | FRAGILE. This slab has been discounted 15% for cracks and checking. | |

4435s1
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Maple | 6' 8" | 19" | $324.00 | 1 3/8" | 18" | 14" | 25" | b3-10-b1/4w | ||

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similar items 3 |
Maple | 3' 2" | 54" to 55" |
$543.00 to $650.00 |
1 7/8" | 54" to 55" |
/2 | spalted - Great option for a custom vanity top! | |||

4664x1
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Hard Maple | 2' 4" | 27" | $1,447.00 | 2 5/8" | 27" avg. |
b1-u/2 | Light Spalt. | |||

4665x1
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Hard Maple | 2' 4" | 30" | $2,373.00 | 6" | 30" | b1-u/2 | Light Spalt.This pair has been discounted 25% for checking. | |||

4668x1
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Hard Maple | 2' 4" | 45" | $2,486.00 | 6" | 45" avg. |
b1-u/2 | Light Spalt.This pair has been discounted 15% for checking. | |||

4671x1
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Hard Maple | 2' 4" | 27" | $2,067.00 | 6" | 27" avg. |
b1-u/2 | Light Spalt.This pair has been discounted 25% for checking. | |||

4672x1
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Hard Maple | 2' 4" | 27" | $2,171.00 | 6" | 27" avg. |
b1-u/2 | Light Spalt.This pair has been discounted 25% for checking. | |||

4764x1
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Maple | 5' 1" | 48" | $1,700.00 | 2 1/4" | 48" | 50" | 45" | b4-6-b5/3w | This slab has been discounted 15% for checking and decay. | |

4818x1
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Big Leaf Maple | 7' | 27" | $1,111.00 | 1 7/8" | 26" | 28" | 26" | b1-u1-2/2 | Burly Figure. This slab has been discounted 10% for checking. | |

4849x1
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Maple | 3' 7" | 35" | $1,564.00 | 5 3/4" | 29" | 38" | 38" | /4w | Some spalting;air dried. | |

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same log slabs 2 |
Maple | 4' 1" | 26" to 27" |
$625.00 to $650.00 |
1 3/4" | 26" to 26" |
26" to 27" |
26" to 27" |
b1-u-nw1/2 | Spalted; River table | |

5165x1
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Big Leaf Maple | 7' 8" | 42" | $1,380.00 | 2" | 50" | 38" | 37" | b4-09-b03/3w | Due to decay, this slab is discounted 50%. There is burl figure scattered throughout this slab. |

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