FVTB - Trembesi Venus Cutaway SRP: £839.00

FVTB - Trembesi Venus Cutaway
FVTB - Trembesi Venus Cutaway FVTB - Trembesi Venus Cutaway
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Model Overview

The Venus is the now iconic shape that brought Faith Guitars to the consciousness of so many players over the years. The combination of a 15" lower bout and a slimmer depth of body looks to classic OM or Auditorium body-shapes for inspiration, and makes the Venus the perfect compromise.

It is still big enough to deliver a big acoustic performance, yet remains small enough for the player to jump around on stage with no problem

Faith Trembesi instruments are a relatively recent addition to the Faith range. Indigenous to Indonesia – where the Faith workshops are based – this beautifully grained, exotic Trembesi wood sits comfortably between the tonal offerings of Mahogany and Rosewood.

Using Engelmann Spruce for the top and Solid Indonesian Trembesi for the back and sides, each guitar looks quite traditional until the exotic timber is revealed upon closer inspection. Trembesi series guitars will respond well to strumming and finger-style techniques alike, with the frequency curve starting high, dipping a little and rising once more toward the top. The resulting sound is remarkably loud and responsive with evenly balanced harmonics.


Fishman Pre-Amp / Pickup

This Faith Guitar is fitted with the refined, low-profile Fishman INK3 preamp system with the Sonicore piezo pickup located under the saddle. The preamp features a chromatic tuner, 3 band EQ and volume control. The output jack is located at the base of the guitar as part of the ingenious, easy-access battery compartment.


Top Wood Solid Engelmann Spruce
Back Wood Solid Indonesian Trembesi
Side Wood Solid Indonesian Trembesi
Binding Indonesian Ebony
Bracing Material Hand-Scalloped Quarter-Sawn Spruce
Bracing Pattern Patrick James Eggle X-Brace Design
Rosette 5mm Abalone with Fibre Border
Neck Mahogany
Neck Finish Satin
Neck Joint Patrick James Eggle Bolt-On Design
Fingerboard Macassan Figured Ebony
Fingerboard Radius 16"
Fingerboard Inlays Mother of Pearl 'F' at 12th Fret
Machine Head Grover Rotomatic Gold
Trussrod 2 Way
Nut / Saddle TUSQ (PQ-6116)/(PQ-9110)
Nut Width Nut 43mm / String Spacing 55mm
Bridge Macassan Figured Ebony
Bridge Pins Macassan Figured Ebony with Abalone Dots
Finish Type Gloss Top / Satin Back and Sides
Preamp / Pickup Fishman INK3 Preamp with undersaddle pickup
Hardcase Included


Upper bout290mm
Lower bout385mm
Depth at neck100mm
Depth at base115mm
Body Length490mm
Soundhole Diameter100mm
Scale Length645mm
Fingerboard Radius16 inch

Spares & Accessories

Are you looking for spare parts or accessories for your Faith Guitar? CLICK HERE (opens in a new window) for our range of spares and accessories.

Where to Buy


of owners would recommend their Faith Guitar to a friend or family member **
** Based on 2666 online registrations.
"Absolutely love it! Build quality and playability are excellent, and my sound guy always comments on how good the amplified sound is compared to other guitars. Better than Martins, Taylors etc. "
United Kingdom
on 12/05/2015
"Stunning sound / beautiful look / great vale !"
United Kingdom
on 21/09/2020
"I have owned a tanglewood acoustic earth 1000 for a few years but the faith fvtbl is far better it's my N0 1"
United Kingdom
on 09/09/2019
"I am very impressed with my guitar, and love playing it. :)
I was not happy with the hardcase that came with it however. The locking mechanism is poorly made, and does not even lock."
United Kingdom
on 07/06/2019
"Love it. Still trying to decide on brand of strings I like best with it, string gauge, etc."
United States of America
on 05/02/2019
"The Faith Venus Trembesi was my dream guitar, and I have so enjoyed playing it ever since I bought it. It is a beautiful guitar, sounds amazing, and is so comfortable to play. It had everything I wanted in a guitar. "
United Kingdom
on 08/08/2018
"Very pleased with the quality of this instrument. I appreciate the smaller more comfortable form of the Venus and I really like the satin finish of the Trembesi wood (I find some of the other ranges far too glossy for my taste), and appreciate the character that it gives to the sound. I bought online and it arrived in perfect condition and not requiring any adjustment. It's sits nearby me and I find it inspirational. "
United Kingdom
on 16/01/2019
"After trying several guitars in the shop, I loved not only the balanced sound of this one, but its visual appearance too - the trembesi back and sides are beautiful!"
United Kingdom
on 30/12/2018
"Loving it. It looks stunning, excellent workmanship, perfect tone for my finger picking and just a simple delight to play."
United Kingdom
on 27/11/2018
"I love the finish, it sounds MASSIVE all the while being light as a feather, amazing."
United Kingdom
on 31/07/2018
United Kingdom
on 12/01/2018
"Excellent tone and beautiful finish."
United Kingdom
on 22/09/2017
"I absolutely love it. Tone and build quality are better than far more expensive Taylors and Martins I tried. Lovely neck and action. Just excellent!"
United Kingdom
on 02/03/2017
"Stunning looks paired with equally stunning tone and craftsmanship means you can't go wrong with this guitar. Feels, sounds and plays like guitars more than double the price. "
United Kingdom
on 5th January 2017
"I bought this for my daughter. She absolutely loves it."
United Kingdom
on 23/10/2016
"superb tone and just love playing it!"
United Kingdom
on 11/08/2016
"Unbelievable!!! Hope that clarifies how I feel about this absolute gem. The neck is just there, the body is unbelievably comfortable. The trembesi wood is drop dead gorgeous. It feels, looks, plays and sounds like a 3.000Euro guitar. Now don't raise your prices. Keep the Faith!"
on 25/05/2016
"Love it mightily :-)"
United Kingdom
on 12/03/2016
"Beautiful, plays as well as it looks"
United Kingdom
on 06/05/2016
"Good so far"
United Kingdom
on 15/03/2016
United Kingdom
on 07/11/2015
"Beautifully made and a great sounding instrument!"
United Kingdom
on 08/07/2015