Flame Maple (Tiger Maple)
Flame Maple or Tiger Maple is popular for musical instruments because of the cat’s-eye effect or chatoyance the wood gives. Its pale color and interesting grain makes it great to contrast with other darker woods when designing your dice box or tower.
You can learn more about chatoyancy, or a cat’s-eye effect be following the included link. The effect is difficult to film, but looks very nice in person.