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    Default What kind wood is this?

    It says Tigers Eye. But is that a kind of maple? It is one beautiful wood!

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    You may be thinking of bird's eye maple, which that is not. What it is, I'm not quite sure, but I am quite sure that I don't like it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by F1nut View Post
    You may be thinking of bird's eye maple, which that is not. What it is, I'm not quite sure, but I am quite sure that I don't like it.


    With you on that one never seen it before and think it's fugly.

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    Agreed. Not picturesque.
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    The color takes away from the beauty of the grain.. Could you imagine it in a rich cherry... I can...

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    No sorry still think it's Fugly.

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    well i guess you can't win them all.
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    Sorry, but to me that looks like something you'd match with a fake zebra skin patterned sofa. Not pretty, just distracting.

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    "The Signature 805’s exterior finishes are another story, offering the same choice of drop-dead-gorgeous, hand-selected, hand-rubbed finishes as the original Signature models: gray Tiger’s Eye or red Bird’s Eye veneers. To me, the gray Tiger’s Eye is especially striking." One man's drop dead is another man's isore.

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    I agree that is an ugly finish

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    sold for US $2,700.00 plus shipping.

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    It's not that the finish is ugly, but that the speakers themselves are just ugly.

    The more pricy B&Ws are just plain ugly with their tweeter pods and such.

    I like the look and sound of their more traditional speakers, like say, the CM1, but these, or any of the other tweeter pod speakers, would never find a place in my home.

    If I hate how a speaker looks, I am going to sit there and TRY to find fault in their sound. A good looking speaker, on the other hand, I will try to find it's strengths because I would be wanting to keep it. I could imagine letting a few imperfections in sound slide, if I was truly attached to a certain speaker.

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