FKVBK - Naked Venus Cut/Electro Black Stain SRP: £709.00

FKVBK - Naked Venus Cut/Electro Black Stain
FKVBK - Naked Venus Cut/Electro Black Stain FKVBK - Naked Venus Cut/Electro Black Stain FKVBK - Naked Venus Cut/Electro Black Stain FKVBK - Naked Venus Cut/Electro Black Stain FKVBK - Naked Venus Cut/Electro Black Stain
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Model Overview

Building upon the acclaimed Naked series of Faith Acoustic Guitars, these thru-black models deliver the same rich sonic performance you would expect from an all-solid wood guitar, but are enhanced by the special 'thru black' finish and black fittings and hardware.

Using a hand-rubbed stain - rather than a sprayed paint finish - results in a unique look to each guitar. Further to this, Spruce and Mahogany have differing cellular structures, so there is natural variation in the way that the stain takes to each peice of tonewood. This stunning quirk of nature is especially noticeable on the Spruce top, as in some areas, the black stain will be absorbed more than others, creating an individual patina to each and every model: Some will be more uniform black, some will have more wood pattern visible.

In keeping with original Naked series, cosmetics and non-essential dressing has been stripped away, leaving the guitars in their natural, Naked state. Satin finished all over, the tonewood is almost entirely unrestricted in its resonant movement, so the tone delivered is far beyond what is normally expected at this price level.

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 great acoustic performance, yet remains small enough for the player to jump around on stage with no problem.

This FKVBK model is equipped with Fishman’s Presys1 sidemounted preamp system, complete with an integrated tuner. The output is routed thru a jack socket / strap button in the base of the guitar.

All Naked guitars are now supplied with a padded Faith Gigbag.

Fishman Pre-Amp / Pickup

This Faith Guitar is fitted with a Fishman Isys-T preamp (named Presys-T from 2019), and sonicore pickup. The output jack is combined with the strap button with a battery box fitted to the base of the guitar. The preamp features a Tuner, a contour button - choosing a flat EQ or a scooped EQ , and a phase button.

Specification

Top Wood Solid Engelmann Spruce (2 Stage Satin)
Back Wood Solid Indonesian Mahogany (2 Stage Satin)
Side Wood Solid Indonesian Mahogany (2 Stage Satin)
Binding N/A
Bracing Material Hand-Scalloped Quarter-Sawn Spruce
Bracing Pattern Patrick James Eggle X-Brace Design
Rosette 2mm Abalone
Neck Mahogany
Neck Finish Satin
Neck Joint Patrick James Eggle Bolt-On Design
Fingerboard Indonesian Ebony
Fingerboard Radius 16"
Fingerboard Inlays Mother of Pearl 'F' at 12th Fret
Machine Head Faith Precision Chrome
Trussrod 2 Way
Nut / Saddle NuBone (LC6116)/(LC9110)
Nut Width Nut 43mm / String Spacing 55mm
Bridge Indonesian Ebony
Bridge Pins Ebony with Ablone Dots
Finish Type 2 Stage Satin all over
Preamp / Pickup Fishman Presys1 / Fishman Sonicore
Hardcase Gigbag Included

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

UserReviews

99.3%
of owners would recommend their Faith Guitar to a friend or family member **
** Based on 2680 online registrations.
"It's beautiful "
Christopher 
United Kingdom
on 20/11/2019
"Only received it today, and I love it. Plays beautifully and feels comfortable. It looks stunning too!"
Steve 
United Kingdom
on 01/12/2023
"Best acoustic guitar I have ever owned. "
Adam 
United Kingdom
on 25/02/2023
"Simply beautiful."
Peter 
United Kingdom
on 01/03/2023
"its absolutely amazing, easy to play, sounds great. its my first real guitar purchase and I could not be happier"
jamie 
United Kingdom
on 09/07/2022
"I have been playing as an amateur for a few years and struggling to actually play an acoustic guitar because I found it a struggle to just do barre chords. I was given the Naked Venus as a gift and as soon as I started playing it felt so comfortable to play!. Now this guitar is helping me to get better and I'm really impressed with the tone, the ways its set up and the overall quality for the price point. Thank you Faith!!"
Richard 
United Kingdom
on 15/09/2022
"It arrived with the action quite high so it's a difficult to play at the present time. I haven't had a chance to do any set up work on it.
It does sound very nice, I think the guitar is well made and I really like the unique black stain. I'm looking forward to getting it adjusted so I can really enjoy it. I think the guitar is a great value."
Darin 
United States
on 03/01/2022
"I already own a faith high gloss Saturn electro acoustic and love the sound from that guitar, I was look for a smaller guitar so I opted for the Venus and it's exactly what I was look for, its got a great sound that's different to my other faith but still rich and full but a bit more zingy and its much easier to handle."
Steven 
United Kingdom
on 11/10/2021
"Great sound, will need to replace strings and lower the action though."
Christopher 
United Kingdom
on 17/10/2021
"The guitar looks and sounds great! "
Swe Tjin 
United Kingdom
on 03/10/2021
"Beautifully sounding instrument that is a joy to play. I'm not sure the black stain is that black. It looks quite green in certain light but i actually like that!"
Julian 
United Kingdom
on 20/09/2021
"Beautiful and plays like a dream love it "
John 
United Kingdom
on 10/05/2021
"First impressions are excellent with great playability up and down the neck and a powerful voice."
Nick 
United Kingdom
on 28/04/2021
"I saw that amazing look from out the street and when I first heard it's sound I knew it had to be mine.
I've only played it for a few days but it fits comfortable and sounds really good.
By now totally worth the money."
Puche 
Spain
on 19/03/2021
"An amazing instrument, great quality and great sound. I love the concept of these "naked" series and in my opinion, the resulting minimal look gives these guitars a lovely elegant touch. Less is more."
Federico 
Italy
on 28/01/2021
"I've only had it for a couple of hours and already I am so impressed, thank you."
Spike 
France
on 03/10/2020
"This is my first acoustic and so far it seems to be well built and sounds quite nice."
Bryn 
United Kingdom
on 04/09/2020
"very good looking guitar and a great sound !!!!!!"
Craig  
United Kingdom
on 11/06/2020
"In over 40 years of playing, including professionally I have played most big names and know a great guitar when I pick one up. The Faith Venus hooked me in seconds and inspires every time I play. I will definitely be Keeping the Faith!"
Stephen 
United Kingdom
on 05/06/2020
"Very Nice, wish i could afford a blood moon too"
Tony 
United Kingdom
on 21/05/2020
"Very pleased"
Jon 
United Kingdom
on 14/04/2020
"Lovely guitar"
matthew 
United Kingdom
on 07/02/2020
"So far so good. Little worried about keeping it clean but beautiful piece of craftsmanship"
matthew 
United Kingdom
on 07/02/2020
"Amazing. Set up incredible. Bit bright for me, should have got the cedar top."
Ian 
United Kingdom
on 10/10/2019
"So far very pleased - easy to play and sounds great. Spent most of the day playing it - lovely!"
Roger 
United Kingdom
on 26/05/2019
"Since I started playing guitar 12 months ago this is my first up market guitar after buying a cheapie off eBay to see if I liked playing. Needless to say I did enjoy and I'm very happy and pleased with this guitar. I know this guitar will take me further and become more comfortable with my guitar playing."
Paul 
United Kingdom
on 04/05/2019
"I'm in love. I can't believe how perfectly this thing is set up, just absolutely perfect right up the neck

My...only minor criticism is it's set up with 12-53 strings and I'm used to using 11-52s...I'm now nervous about switching as I don't wanna mess up how perfectly it's set up! Haha. This isn't really an issue though. I'm nitpicking.

This is the single nicest guitar I've ever bought or played."
Matt 
United Kingdom
on 08/01/2019
"Brilliant guitar "
Matthew 
United Kingdom
on 07/08/2018
"Fantastic build quality, looks fantastic, plays really well and the sound is absolutely stunning."
Marc 
United Kingdom
on 17/04/2018
"Beautiful a few small marks but its gona get many more lol"
Lord William 
United Kingdom
on 28/03/2018
"Everything I expected, excellent build quality, lovely tone and superb playability"
Paul 
United Kingdom
on 19/01/2018

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