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Taylor Guitars Product Specialist Marc Seal talks acoustic guitar cutaways, describing their purpose and how they affect the feel of the guitar.

by Taylor Guitars
December 20, 2018

Taylor Guitars Product Specialist Marc Seal talks acoustic guitar cutaways, describing their purpose and how they affect the feel of the guitar. Depending on your style, you might prefer one over the other, and if you’re a player who loves to move all around the fretboard, a cutaway guitar might be for you. Head to TaylorGuitars.com for more videos and guitar shopping tips.

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Comments and Discussion

Posted by Warwick Jones on
All other things being equal, such as tone woods, nut width, bracing etc, what matters is the difference in sound. This is why my Martin D35, OM21 and Larrivee O2 are all non cutaway. Cutting to the chase, I believe most cutaways are bought for their "looks" and not for upper fret access. People are paying more money for less sound, why?
Posted by Annelise Ekland on
Should have included a sound comparison. Physical features are nice to know about, however, in the final analysis, it is all about the sound.
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