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French translation: érable madré

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English term or phrase:tiger maple
French translation:érable madré
Entered by: Brigitte Gendebien
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11:06 Jun 7, 2000
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: tiger maple
It is a type of maple wood.
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Johanne Raynault
érable madré
Explanation:
Curly Maple(US)
A soft maple. Exhibits the qualities of a soft maple, with oscillating fiber orientation that gives a three dimensional "curl". Also referred to as "tiger" maple, or "flame" maple because of the shape the figure patterns take on. (Source: http://www-eksl.cs.umass.edu/~schmill/fbb/pages/woods.html)

Here you can find a picture of a bowl made from tiger maple: http://www.craftsonline.com/americancraftsonline/tigmapflarb... and here a cupboard: http://www.woodshopnews.com/stories/callahan/
Figured Maple (known as (blond) Tiger Maple) (Source: http://www.starliner.net/products/garden.html) or tiger stripe maple (in: A classic specimen is stocked in native American tiger stripe maple. (Dealers note* Tiger maple is almost never found in European furniture and thus is evidence of valuable American origin.) Source: http://www.antiquetalk.com/html/column101.htm)
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érable madré


Explanation:
Curly Maple(US)
A soft maple. Exhibits the qualities of a soft maple, with oscillating fiber orientation that gives a three dimensional "curl". Also referred to as "tiger" maple, or "flame" maple because of the shape the figure patterns take on. (Source: http://www-eksl.cs.umass.edu/~schmill/fbb/pages/woods.html)

Here you can find a picture of a bowl made from tiger maple: http://www.craftsonline.com/americancraftsonline/tigmapflarb... and here a cupboard: http://www.woodshopnews.com/stories/callahan/
Figured Maple (known as (blond) Tiger Maple) (Source: http://www.starliner.net/products/garden.html) or tiger stripe maple (in: A classic specimen is stocked in native American tiger stripe maple. (Dealers note* Tiger maple is almost never found in European furniture and thus is evidence of valuable American origin.) Source: http://www.antiquetalk.com/html/column101.htm)


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Brigitte Gendebien
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