Eastern Tiger Maple

(Acer Rubrum, Red Maple)
(also Acer Saccharum, Sugar Maple)

OTHER COMMON NAMES: Curly Maple, Flame Maple, Figured Maple, Fiddleback Maple
Note: Most of our Tiger Maple is from Soft (Red) Maple. On occasion we also use Figured Hard (Sugar) Maple for Top & Back Sets.


BSR5GN (Neck-thru Model)
Highly Figured Tiger Maple Top & Back
~Rear View~
Displaying the Smith heelless cutaway Neck-thru design.
OriginNortheast USA
Avg. Weight (@ 6-8% moisture)3.3 Lbs per Bd. Ft. (3.8 Lb/Ft - Sugar Maple)
Weight ClassificationMedium
Where Used on Smith BassesTops\ Backs\ Wings\ Centers\ & Cores
Tone Produced on Smith BassesStrong\ Round & Punchy
Stock AvailabilityMedium Thru Highly Figured
Avg. Age of Wood in Stock8+ Years Acclaimed (Kiln & Air Dried)