I was at Lowes buying some evaporative cooler parts today, and stopped by the hardwood section for a look. Low and behold, this maple board with beautiful curly/rippled figuring throughout was just laying on top of the stack. It’s a little cupped over the ~10’ length, but not bad. Here are a couple pictures of it, though the lighting is poor:
Rare to find any interesting wood at the big box stores. I’ll try to find a good use for it.
-- Allen, Colorado