Flame Maple

Flame maple also called ripple maple, curly maple or tiger stripe. This wood is well-known for its usage in guitars. Flame Maple Turning Blanks is a hardwood but lighter than oak and Mahogany. Hence, it requires less equipment to shape with a reduced workload. Flame Maple is a popular choice as guitar drop tops. The wood had been used in guitar body and necks for long years.

Flame Maple is a ‘Figured’ turning wood. Turner’s prefer Flame Maple for stunning and bold patterns. Flame maple also called ripple maple, curly maple or tiger stripe. This wood is well-known for its usage in carved top guitars. Flame Maple is a hardwood but lighter than oak and Mahogany. Hence, it requires less equipment to shape with a reduced workload. The wood had been used in guitar body and necks for long years.

Flame Maple produces bright and beaming sound when the rigid wood reflects against sound waves. The sounding quality is noticeable in acoustic flame maple guitars. The wood has a stunning appearance with undulating waves. Flame maple drop top will convert your flat top solid body into bands of curl.

Exotic Wood Zone offers wide varieties of Flame Maple Turning Blanks

Wood species Flame Maple
Scientific name Acer spp
Weight 600 – 750kg/m3
Color Cram white to reddish brown
Texture Tight or closely spaced curls
Shipping No restrictions
Recommendations Good for high-end works
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