The Gibson Midtown model may have the look of an ES-335 or similar guitar but they way it is built makes it a completely different beast. Instead of using laminated Maple and building it like an archtop the Midtown starts off as a solid body guiar. This change to how it is made gives it a completely different tone and makes it the best choice for guys after a classic look with modern tone.
While most semi hollow guitars are made out of 4 sheets of wood that are then shaped and glued together on to a block this is a bit different. For this they have used a solid Mahogany body that has been routed on either side with