We call this the table with many faces. It also displays a nicely spalted top surface. Because of the way the Manitoba Maple (aka Box Elder) species grows, they are known for cracking at the trunk due to their nature of the outward expanding canopy . As seen in this table, one side shows the unique profile of the tree's outer perimeter and the other side shows the rough and amazing effects of the split trunk. It is this feature that makes this a great accent and conversation piece. This material was salvaged from a fire wood pile in 2013.