#1
I am going to be building my own guitar in a matter of days, and I am wondering if quilted maple is a good wood to build it out of. If possible give me some pros-cons, and other suggestions for the wood? I play Prog, Rock, Metal, and a little bit of blues. Also, what p-ups would you recommend?
Shawn George Noel
#2
You never seen a PRS or any of the other million companies that use it?

Quilted maple is a perfectly good wood, more just for tops though, if you built an entire body out of it, it might be kinda bright.




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#3
I've never heard of a pure quilted maple guitar before, but I've seen thousands of QM tops.
#4
Seymour Duncans for the pickups. Quilted maple is gorgeous for a top, but pretty expensive. He's right, it'd definitely sound too bright if you made the whole thing out of it. Good luck.
#6
Thanks guys, would you recommend any other wood for the build?
I would like the top to be Quilted Maple, but if there is another wood that would be good, please share your opinions.
Shawn George Noel
#8
Mahogany body, mahogany neck, quilted mape top and ebony fretboard... should be good enough.

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that guy means use the searchbar at the top, there are lots of threads about this already, but i dont mind posting the above to help you out
Black Knight CF-60F Semi-Acoustic.

Black Knight CP200 (Red flamed maple).

Neck-thru 4 string bass.

Acoustic 6 string.
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