Faith Venus Cutaway Electro Acoustic, Hi Gloss Natural

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  • Voted UK's Best Acoustic Guitar 2012 by MIA
  • Ideal For Live & Studio Work Due To Built-In Shadow Electronics
  • Solid Engelmann Spruce Top Produces Broad Dynamic Range
  • Solid Rosewood Body Offers Strong, Deep-Warm Bass Response
  • Faith Hardcase Included

Faith Venus Cutaway Electro Acoustic, Hi Gloss Natural

The Faith Venus Cutaway Electro Acoustic, Hi Gloss Natural is another one of Faith's models to win UK's best acoustic guitar (2012), providing the player with an all-solid wood construction, stunning tonal output, comfortable playability and versatility combined with built-in electronics, perfect for the performing musician. With a solid engelmann spruce top and solid rosewood body, the Faith Venus Cutaway projects a classic sonic performance with plenty of versatility, power, deep lows, articulation, bright, zingy tones, and clarity. In addition, the Venus Cutaway features a comfortable auditorium-inspired body shape, known to Faith as the 'Venus', providing a comfortable playing experience, easy access to upper frets, and a well-rounded sound. Additionally, the Faith Venus Cutaway is a superb all-purpose guitar that can handle numerous techniques and genres with ease, perfect for the player craving versatility. Lastly, the Faith Venus Cutaway comes equipped with a Shadow Performer preamp and Shadow Nanoflex pickup, perfect for live and studio performance.

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Solid Engelmann Spruce & Solid Rosewood Construction

The Faith Venus Cutaway features an entire solid wood construction for a superior tone and an incredible dynamic response. Its solid engelmann spruce top yields crisp articulation and slightly richer mid-range than sitka spruce. The solid top's smooth tone provides a versatile soundboard that is able to accommodate numerous genres and techniques with equal ease, from various picking styles to heavier strumming patterns. Furthermore, the solid engelmann spruce top is paired with solid rosewood back and sides that produce a powerful, warm, deep bass response. Its solid rosewood back and sides also produce an incredibly rich tonality with a throaty growl while its treble notes sparkle with plenty of crystal clear clarity. Lastly, with rosewood's iconic tone and spruce's versatile nature the Faith Venus is ideal for bluegrass, folk, country licks, as well as accommodating meaty chords and a variety of picking techniques.

Mahogany Neck & Macassan Figured Ebony Fingerboard

With a neck constructed from mahogany, the Venus offers 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. Furthermore, the neck is topped with an 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's Venus Body

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 Venus 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.

Shadow Electronics

The Faith Venus Cutaway comes equipped with quality electronics, making it ideal for the stage or studio; perfect for the gigging or recording guitarist and performing singer/songwriter. In addition, the Venus Cutaway 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 Venus 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, perfect for precise and easy tuning on-the-go.

Patrick James Eggle Bracing

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.


  • Faith hardcase included
  • Superb all-purpose guitar
  • All-solid wood construction for a rich sonic performance
  • Patrick James Eggle bracing for a richer, louder acoustic sound
  • Voted UK's best acoustic guitar 2012 by the Music Industries Association
  • Grover rotomatic machineheads keeps tuning and intonation precise and stable
  • Solid rosewood back offers a visually striking appearance, adding further aesthetic appeal
  • Perfect for the gigging guitarist and performing singer/songwriter due to built-in Shadow preamp
  • High gloss finish complemented by gold hardware and abalone rosette while a MOP 'F' inlay graces the 12th fret
  • Sonically-versatile mixture of timbers projects classic acoustic sound that is perfectly-suited to a wide variety of genres


Body & Bridge

  • Top Material: Solid Engelmann Spruce
  • Body Material: Solid Rosewood
  • Body Type: Venus - Auditorium Cutaway
  • Binding: Solid Flamed Maple
  • Bridge Material: Macassan Figured Ebony
  • Bridge Pins: Macassan Figured Ebony w/ Abalone Dots
  • Bracing Pattern: Patrick James Eggle X-Brace Design
  • Bracing Material: Quarter-Sawn Spruce
  • Rosette: 5 mm Abalone w/ Fibre Boarder
  • Colour: Natural
  • Finish Type: High Gloss

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Material: Mahogany
  • Neck Finish: Satin
  • Neck Joint: Patrick James Eggle Bolt-On Design
  • Fingerboard Material: Macassan Figured Ebony
  • Fingerboard Radius: 16''
  • Fingerboard Inlay: Mother of Pearl 'F' at 12th Fret
  • Nut Material: TUSQ
  • Nut Width: 43 mm
  • Truss Rod: 2 Way
  • Scale Length: 645 mm

Hardware & Electronics

  • Hardware Colour: Gold
  • Tuners: Grover Rotomatic
  • Pickup: Shadow Nanoflex
  • Preamp: Shadow Performer Tuner
  • Preamp Controls: Volume/Bass/Middle/Treble/Tuner
  • Case: Faith Hardcase Included