Archtop guitar sides estimated dimensions (825x125x4 mm)x2
Sides are usually made of Maple, as well as backs. In Maderas Barber we sell them booked matched in order to get nice and good quality sets of backs and sides.
Curly Maple is very much appreciated by the luthiers, archtop guitars are often made with Curly Maple or Quilted Maple. On the Maple the lack of straightness or uniformity in the growth rings is normally not considered as a defect, because the beauty of the Maple lies on its “flames”.
In Maderas Barber we have sides for archtop guitar in different qualities , with more or less flamed. Choose the one you need.