All tagged electric-acoustic guitar

What is a guitar cutaway?

[Chris's new Kronbauer by Larry Jacobsen, Attribution 2.0 Generic]

A guitar cutaway is when a guitar's body is "cut away" just below the bottom of the neck. Cutaways make it easier to play lead guitar licks and melodies up higher on the neck, like above the 12th fret.

Want to learn more about guitar cutaways and why guitars have them? I've included a bunch of high-resolution pictures for your viewing enjoyment in this blog post.