BOTANIC NAME: Acer saccharum marsh.
ORIGIN: North America
DESCRIPTION: Density 630-700 kg/m3. Cream white to reddish brown colour. Figured with many small swirls resulting in circular eyes separate from each other – dubbed birds eye figure.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Sawing and machinery are difficult. It is hard to plane. Suitable for steam bending. Easy gluing and finishing.
USES: Electric guitar bodies and bass guitar bodies. Guitar backs and sides.