Quilted Maple Botanical name: (Acer Macrophyllum)

Big leaf maple usually display a a wider curl than the European or hard maples do. It is also the only maple in which the quilted figure is found, although it is rare, averaging about one tree in a thousand. Cream in color this domestic hardwood gives a very tight and quick sound. It has sharp mid-ranges and high ends.




High quilt back

Wood wet to show figure


Sanding Top

Neck block laminated ready for Truss rod slot routing

Kerf lining install, plenty of spring clamps

Kerf cut lining and armrest block installed






Ebony binding and arm rest bevel veneer completed

Arm rest bevel detail