Product Ref: 25452
The Faith Trembesi 12-String features an entire solid wood construction for a superior tone and an incredible dynamic response. Its solid engelmann spruce top yields crisp articulation and a slightly richer mid-range than sitka spruce. The solid top's smooth tone provides a versatile soundboard that is able to accommodate a wide variety of genres and techniques with equal ease, from lighter fingerpicking styles to meaty chords. Furthermore, the solid engelmann spruce top is attached to solid Indonesian trembesi back and sides, producing warmth, resonance and a subtle hint of bright sparkle, superb bass response while also being beautifully-balanced across the tonal spectrum. Additionally, its solid trembesi back and sides also offer a stunning visual appeal via its exquisite grain pattern. Lastly, the overall tone produced combined with its 12-string build provides the player with a surprisingly loud and responsive instrument with evenly balanced dynamics, a rich, robust sound, ringing sustain and remarkable resonance.
With a neck constructed from mahogany, the player receives a quick and dynamic response with plenty of warmth and resonance. Mahogany's nature allows it to respond superbly to numerous playing styles and techniques with ease, perfect for getting creative and unleashing true potential. In addition, the neck features Patrick James Eggle's bolt-on design for added strength and durability. Furthermore, the neck is topped with a Macassan figured ebony fingerboard that adds ringing sustain, plenty of bite and a bright sizzle to the guitar's overall tone. For added aesthetic appeal, the fingerboard also features Faith's majestic 'F' logo placed on the 12th fret and inlaid in mother of pearl for an elegant look.
Faith took their inspiration for the Venus from auditorium sized guitars and created their own iconic Venus shape that provides the player with comfortably-easy playability and a versatile sonic performance. Additionally, the Venus shape is also an idyllic all-purpose guitar that offers a balanced and articulate response with great volume and projection, equally-suited to both fingerpicking and strumming. Furthermore, to add to the comfortable playability, the Faith Trembesi 12-String also has a venetian cutaway profile which offers easy access to upper frets, allowing the player to perform more technical skills without being restricted higher up the fingerboard.
The Faith Trembesi 12-String comes equipped with quality electronics that enable the player to take this stunning guitar to the stage or studio; perfect for the gigging or recording guitarist and performing singer/songwriter. In addition, the Trembesi is fitted with a Shadow Nanoflex pickup that will project each string played purely and clearly, enabling the player to hear each stunning nuance this solid wood construction produces. Furthermore, the Trembesi 12-String also features a side mounted Shadow Performer preamp with built-in EQ that includes volume, bass, and treble, allowing the player to tweak their amplified sound to personal preference. Lastly, the preamp comes with a built-in tuner which can be used whether playing acoustically or amplified, ideal for quick and easy tuning on-the-go.
The Patrick James Eggle X-brace design and is made from quarter-sawn spruce, offering reinforced structure with enhanced tone and volume. Bracing serves two purposes, to stop the guitar from collapsing under string tension, and to shape the guitar's sound. The Patrick James Eggle X-brace design forms an X shape that intersects just behind the sound hole, giving support and stability to your guitar, and a rich, beautifully balanced tone with superb volume, projection.