Solid Bodies/Carved Top Maple

Solid bodies are musical string instruments without normal soundbox but rely on the electromagnetic pickup system to receive the string vibrations. Electric guitars and electric bass are the well-known solid body instruments. They create the new music genre such as rock and heavy metal.

Maple is the commonly used tonewood in solid bodies. It has most of the features similar to acoustic string instrument. All the solid bodies have a variation in the scale length. It’s easy to adjust the height of the string from the fingerboard. Most solid bodies have control over the volume and tone produced by guitar.

Maple is a multi-wood body which produces extremely bright tone with tight lows. The tightly packed grain pattern gives a spectacular finish on the carved maple tops. Maple is one of the most common ingredients used in Semi-hollow electric body guitars.

Check out different Maple tops at Exotic Wood Zone for your solid body guitars!!