Flame Maple Drop Tops

Flame Maple Drop Tops

All Products Are Air Dried.

Moisture- Between 9% to 12%

Flame maple also called as ripple maple, curly maple or tiger stripe. This wood is well-known for its usage in guitars. Flame Maple is a hardwood but lighter than oak and Mahogany. Hence, it requires less equipment to shape with reduced work load. 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 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.

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