Flamed Maple for Guitar Construction

Flamed Maple

Flamed Maple Used for Guitar Construction

Flamed Maple, along with Quilted Maple, is among the most sought-after woods for tops for electric guitar construction. Other names the wood is known by include Flamed Maple, Tiger Maple, Curly Maple, Fiddleback or Tiger Stripe.

For centuries, Flamed Maple has been prized for its tonal qualities and used as back, sides and necks in violins, as well as for other musical instruments and fine furniture.