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Birds eye maple guitar fingerboard grade A*
Acer saccharum sourced from USA.
Photo is of a typical piece.
Bird’s eye maple has been well regarded by guitar makers for hundreds of years and it produces a fine sounding guitar of singular beauty. It is also a departure from the ‘everything must be quarter sawn’ school of guitar making because bird’s eye figure only displays properly on slab cut faces.
The grading system as detailed below evolved in the tonewood department of Timberline many years ago as an attempt to clearly define quality aspects of guitar back and sides sets. I hope that it will be easily understood and that you will excuse me for using a system unique to this company.
AAA – Quarter sawn wood or nearly so.
AA – Wood that is quartered to one edge, (where the centre joint of the back will be ), gradually straying from the quarter ending up slab sawn at the opposite edge.
A – Wood that is slab sawn, the main slab sawn area being approximately half way across the board.
* - One or more asterisks may be added to the grade mark to indicate wood that is aesthetically more pleasing or desirable by virtue of colour, intensity of figure or fineness of grain.
Standard guitar 530 x 70 x 9mmStandard bass guitar 710 x 70 x 9mm7 string guitar 530 x 80 x 9mm5 string bass guitar 710 x 85 x 9mm6 string bass guitar 710 x 95 x 9mm
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