Carved top guitars require specialized tooling to create a countered top which is more similar to a violin arch top. The invention of carved top guitars was a revolution among the guitar lovers. They carved the top and back of the guitar into arched shape instead of using flat wood pieces. Carved top were designed to increase the power and quality of the tone.
Carving the guitar body is an effective way to increase the guitar volume and projection. Most of the musicians using carved top guitars prefer ‘hot jazz’ and swing. Few musicians adopt these carved top guitars for their unique percussive tone.
A solid carved top is time-consuming project with intense labor charge. It’s more expensive than other wood types. But, these guitars usually sound the best. Here at Exotic Wood Zone, get the right choice carved top woods.