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Guitar Tonewood

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Our Figured Maple Guitar Tonewood is hand-selected from our best specimens of two-tone Quilted Maple and Flame ("Fiddleback") wood. Each piece is chosen for characteristics that will provide superb musical tone combined with the beauty of figured wood grain patterns.

Tonewood is wood that generates an instrument's sound. Most guitar makers use two different types of tonewood, one for the top of the instrument, and the other for the back and sides. The types and combinations of these, together with the shape of the instrument, influence its characteristic sound.

Each of our guitar tonewood pieces features a completely individual, one-of-a-kind appearance. Unique traits such as bird pecks, pin-knots, color ribbons, and green stain, enhance their beauty and individuality.

Flame Maple figure (also known as fiddleback or tiger-stripe) is a visual pattern in that runs perpendicular to the grain and lends a 3D or liquid quality to the maple tonewood that intensifies when it is finished. It's been a favorite of instrument makers for centuries.

Quilted Maple figure is distinguished by a grain distortion that creates a wavy pattern resembling the ripples in water, or cloud-like, oval shapes.

Our guitar tonewood is visually elegant, and aged appropriately for additional sound quality. Every piece is kiln dried to 8%, but has not been heat treated.

Guitar Tonewood - Products

Note: our wood products are sold with no guarantee of moisture content.
Send us an email or call (800) 556-3106 with any questions or to request more specific photos of a piece.

Big Leaf Maple (Quilted Figure) Big Leaf Maple (Quilted Figure)

QM 122: 24" X 10.25" X 1.75". Green color. Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $185, now $92. 50% OFF!!!
QM 122
$92.00
QM 114: 22" X 8" X 2.25". Bark inclusion. Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $190, now $95. 50% OFF!!!
QM 114
$95.00
QM 115: 23.5" X 9" X 1.75". Two-tone, weak back, resawn. Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $190, now $95. 50% OFF!!!
QM 115
$95.00
QM 109: 23" X 9" X 2". Chocolate with bird pecks/burl. Book-matched pair with QM 110. Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $215, now $107. 50% OFF!!!
QM 109
$107.00
QM 123: 24" X 8" X 2". Two-tone & chocolate. Back 8" edge. Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $215, now $107. 50% OFF!!!
QM 123
$107.00
QM 108: 20.75" X 7" X 2". Chocolate. Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $215, now $107. 50% OFF!!!
QM 108
$107.00
QM 118: 24" X 8" X 1.5". Back has bark seam. Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $215, now $107. 50% OFF!!!
QM 118
$107.00
QM 111: 23" X 8.5" X 2". White/green. Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $215, now $107. 50% OFF!!!
QM 111
$107.00
QM 124: 24" X 10.5" X 2". Two-tone with green color streak. Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $215, now $107. 50% OFF!!!
QM 124
$107.00
QM 125: 24" X 8.75" X 1.75". Two-tone. Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $240, now $120. 50% OFF!!!
QM 125
$120.00
SOLD!
QM 107: 23" X 8" X 1.5". Chocolate, two-tone, some green tones. Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $240, now $120. 50% OFF!!!
QM 107
$120.00
QM 116: 23" X 7.5" X 2". Two-tone, back green color. Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $245, now $122. 50% OFF!!!
QM 116
$122.00
QM 117: 23" X 8" X 2". Two-tone. Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $270, now $135. 50% OFF!!!
QM 117
$135.00
QM 104: 23" X 8.5" X 1.25". Two-tone. Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $270, now $135. 50% OFF!!!
QM 104
$135.00
QM 101: 30" X 9.5" X 1.5" Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $270, now $135. 50% OFF!!!
QM 101
$135.00
QM 102: 22.5" X 8" X 1.5" Wane edge. Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $270, now $135. 50% OFF!!!
QM 102
$135.00
QM 103: 27.5" X 8" X 1.25", two-tone. Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $270, now $135. 50% OFF!!!
QM 103
$135.00
QM 121: 24" X 7-11" X 2". Back wanes, 5.5", 7", 8.5". Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $325, now $162. 50% OFF!!!
QM 121
$162.00
QM 120: 24" X 6.5" - 8.75" X 2.75". Wane front edge/green color. Two sets possible. Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $425, now $212. 50% OFF!!!
QM 120
$212.00
QM 106: 24.5" X 8" X 2.5". Chocolate. Could be made into two sets. Kiln Dried to 8%, has not been heat treated. SALE! Was $540, now $270. 50% OFF!!!
QM 106
$270.00
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