B/S American Maple, flamed, dreadnought
Acer macrophyllum/Acer rubrum
Maple is well known for its use in carved back instruments as well as flat back instruments (It is the traditional wood for instruments of the violin family). It is prized for figured specimens, particularly “curly” or “flamed” wood exhibiting the tight even curls of "fiddleback” figure, as well as “birds-eye” and “quilted” or “blister” figure. "Curly" figure is most prominent on quartersawn surfaces, while “birds-eye” and quilted show best on flat-sawn faces.
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Because of the tension in the wood and the relative instability of thinner stock, backs and sides of this material are rarely flat. You may even require board supports on either side of the backs to be jointed. As with many figured woods, expect movement in the sets until you have them braced. We will not accept returns on Maple for warp or cup unless it is extreme. For this reason, Maple may be more suitable for experienced luthiers.
- The one you see is the one you get.
- Wood Species
- Shipping Restrictions - Location
- No Restrictions
- Dreadnought or smaller
- .120"+ or 3mm+
- Back Width
- Lower bout 15 1/2" or 39.37cm Upper bout 11 1/2" or 29.27cm
- Back Length
- 20" or 50.8cm
- Serial Number