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Owner/designer found it online of course, and now it's my problem to find
Any help would be appreciated
Looks like spalted soft maple to me.
I agree, spalted Maple.
My caution to you is in trying to "match" what you see in the picture. Make sure that the customer knows that even if you source spalted Maple, it will not look exactly like what they see in the picture, every log is different. Many times people see something and say "I want that", not realizing that each log (and leaf of veneer that comes from it) is an individual and will have individual characteristics that set it apart from every other piece. That is the nature of wood, no two pieces exactly alike ... ever.
When a customer sends me a picture and says "I want that", it immediately throws up a red flag for me. Often the customer's expectations are that what they will get looks exactly like what's in the picture, and it won't. It may be similar (or completely different), but it will never "match". This is when a trip to your preferred veneer company is in order, and take the customer if possible. Let them see first hand the reality of veneer and if possible, have them select the veneer flitch that their end product will be made from. At the very least, make them aware that you cannot "match" that look perfectly.
Old Guy Tale #27-B:
I once received an order for a White Pine 6 panel door from a tract house builder. My skeptical senses told me I should investigate. But it was clear and simple, their customer simply wanted something other than the standard metal or plastic door, cheers for them.
We did our usual nice work, and shipped the door to the site
The customer and builder were both happy. A week later, another customer of the tract builder wanted a nice wood door for their house. With the PO we received additional instructions, in large red print "This door must come from the same tree as the other door you made!"
We explained we could not promise to do that, but the door would certainly be attractive.
It's Always Fun,
Once I can determine a Species, Which I believe you guys are correct, Next adventure will be to locate and get approved
Thanks for the help
Kevin, just google spalted maple veneer and you'll see that this is clearly spalted maple.
I did just that, Owner/Designer was convinced it was Spalted Beech (Houzz link)
So I Mailed her and she replies "Oh never mind, I found a sample from Shinnoki I want" Grrrr...