It is a precious wood from the USA and Canada. It can measure 12 to 30 meters in height and its longevity is 150 to 300 years. Curly maple is generally used to make luxury furniture and musical instruments. From almost white, it turns yellow under the influence of light and air. Its graining is discreet, yellow to pink. It is homogeneous, sometimes nervous, and eventually curly. It is used for making furniture, veneer, musical instruments and inlay work.