This could work with other woods/leaves eg oak. Combine the design of maple leaves with maple wood for this truly trivet. It will become an annual favourite on your harvest table or a cherished gift for the host of this year's family gathering.
Do you love Ping-Pong but hate other people? Are you feeling anti-social but aspire to be great like Ma Long? Do you want to train to be the best paddler but can't afford those pesky private lessons? (How To Make Christmas)