I'm thinking of doing up a very detailed design and using a woodburning pen on the spalted (lacking) maple top. Something that is a very intricate, pen-and-ink-like design. Before anyone puts out a warning to me...I'm a professional artist (I have luthiers commissioning me for murals on guitars and basses) and I'm highly skilled with a woodburning pen. When I'm finished it will be a work of art. For some reason, I thought today about that sculpted oak leaf Ric, and while I don't want to sculpt the maple top, I really want to create a very unique work on it. Since there isn't a thick clear gloss finish on it, it should be very easy for me to do. The only "spalting" on it is between the pups anyway.