Thread: Weight of maple
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Old 02-02-2022, 11:48 AM
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I would like to add that my “seat of the pants” comments re Maple weight a few posts ago were not science based, but rather subjective impressions from handling many example of maple over the years. Actual data shows that while Rock Maple does indeed approach twice the weight/density of Big Leaf, it is actually only a little over half again the density. This kind of approximate generalization works better for lutherie than it does for science, apparently. Thank goodness I am a luthier.
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