It's hard to go wrong with burled maple on your next electric guitar. It's beautiful, it works well, and compared to other more exotic burls it is reasonably priced.
Minimum Dimensions: 19" x 6-1/2" x 0.190" (483mm x 165mm x 4.8mm)
Maple Burl, Acer macrophyllum
Maple Burl is one of the most versatile of all of the electric guitar burled top woods.
In relation to other types of burl it cuts, sands and machines well (but care must always be taken with all burled woods to prevent blowouts), it glues like a dream and is well suited to both flat top and carved top models.
Individual sets vary, some have perfect lace figured burl while others may have more uneven patterns and occasional voids that will (probably) need to be filled. Tinted epoxy makes an exceptionally good filler on burled woods.
Unlike other burls, burled maple really shines when it comes to colored finishes, it takes stain directly on the wood, looks great with dark stains sanded back before color coats, and simply explodes with figure and contrast under finish.
All WOODSTAX items come with our standard 100% guarantee. If you are unhappy with the wood once you get it simply return it in its original, unworked condition for a full refund or exchange.
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