These are pieces that have figure in them that makes them stand out from the crowd. When we can, we try to highlight it by wetting it with denatured alcohol to make the grain pop without causing any harm.
Figure varies from species to species but may include: feather figure in crotches, compression figure, quilting, flecks, burl buds, medullary rays, curl, chatoyance, etc. Spalting is also sometimes considered figure. If you're looking for a particular type of figured wood, just use the search blank at the top to search our inventory for the type of figure you want.