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Archtop Guitar Tops

The soundboard is the part of an archtop guitar most responsible for creating great tone. At Luthiers Mercantile International, we pride ourselves on being able to present soundboards of exceptional quality. During times when our Master Grade (or 4A grade, as they are more commonly called) is not available, you can assume that the 3A tops will offer quality acceptable for fine, handmade guitars. In the lower grades, you can expect a small compromise in the cosmetics of the wood in exchange for a great value. Whether you are building a replica of a classic Gibson L5 or ES line jazz guitar. Or you are venturing into modern archtop design, you find out why many of the top guitarmakers trust LMI when shopping for soundboards. As always, we welcome your suggestions to help us select the right tonewood for you. Using filters on this site can make finding exactly what you want a simple task. Use the menus above to access the most helpful filters. Narrow in on tops made from German Spruce, Engelmann Spruce, Sitka Spruce.