Estimated dimensions for the archtop guitar headplate (220x90x3,5 mm)
Headplate support the tuning machines. A secondary purpose of the headplate or also called headstock is identification. Many guitar makers choose to use a distinctive headstock shape often in combination with the name of the model and a trademark logo.
Headplates can be made in Ebony or Indian Rosewood, although in Maderas Barber we offer a big range of woods to the delight of luthiers.