Ambrosia Maple is technically not a specific species of maple, but is a general description of any type of maple that was infected by ambrosia beetles. The beetles bore into the tree, and brings a fungus that discolors the wood. Ambrosia maple is considered a decorative feature giving the wood additional character. As you may see, some of the pieces will have holes caused by the beetles, but the beetle is long gone.
The spindle unscrews for storage and or travel in your project bag. An outside or center pull ball can be used with this caddie. The base is on a lazy Susan bearing and turns as you need it. The bottom of the base has silicone bumpers to prevent movement and scuffing of your furniture. The size of the base is usually approximately 5 inches square.