FVHG - HiGloss Venus Cut/Electro

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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.


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 HiGloss series are designed to offer both visual and aural beauty. Using high grade Englemann Spruce for the top and highly-figured Rosewood for the back and sides, HiGloss models feature solid Flamed Maple binding and Macassan Ebony for the fingerboard, bridge, headplate and heelcap.

Tonally, this combination of wood is generally bright and 'zingy', delivering great clarity. Visualising this as a frequency curve, it would be shaped like a smile: high on the bass, dipping down through the middle and rising once again at the top end, lending itself to fingerstyle and solo pieces in particular.

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Top Wood Solid Engelmann Spruce
Back Wood Solid Rosewood
Side Wood Solid Rosewood
Binding Solid Flamed Maple
Bracing Material Quarter-Sawn Spruce
Bracing Pattern Patrick James Eggle X-Brace Design
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
Rosette 5mm Abalone with Fibre Border
Machine Head Grover Rotomatic Gold
Trussrod 2 Way
Nut / Saddle TUSQ (PQ-6116)/(PQ-9110)
Nut Width 43mm / String Spacing 55mm
Bridge Macassan Figured Ebony
Bridge Pins Macassan Figured Ebony with Abalone Dots
Finish Type High Gloss Top, Back and Sides
Preamp / Pickup Fishman INK3 Preamp with undersaddle pickup
Hardcase Included
Upper Bout 290mm
Lower Bout 385mm
Depth at Neck 100mm
Depth at Base 115mm
Body Length 490mm
Soundhole Diameter 100mm
Scale Length 645mm
"It smells high quality from the very beginning and
suits my fingers perfectly. It has a very warm and personal sound hard to find elsewhere. I really enjoy it!"

on 20/04/2020
"Date of purchase is about as best I can remember! But was in a store in Belfast, called Bairds. I had tried some of the big name guitars, but nothing was catching my attention. I was about to leave and he showed me the Faith. I still have it ;-)"

United Kingdom
on 15/06/2011
"Amazing guitar and a great price. "

United Kingdom
on 18/03/2020
"Got it from shop named Gsus4. I used to play court and epiphone LP custom guitars. Compare to other known guitar maker, i love the sound, its not too focused on one sound variance (?). But overall round and present to play"

Sang Ki 
on 16/03/2020
"Beautiful to look at and terrific tone"

United Kingdom
on 03/03/2020
"Thank-you for upgrading my FVHG to the Perc model because of the finish issues with the original guitar. The action is a tad high on this one, but I'm getting that adjusted. Overall I'm very pleased."

United Kingdom
on 29/01/2020
"I could not be any more pleased. Great look. Bright sound. I love the case. I feel it was a great value and plan more Faith Guitars in Future."

United States
on 01/02/2020
"Amazing. I have had several acoustic guitars & for the price it is superb. The action is smooth & comfortable to play, the sound is a bit trebly but I'm sure the sound will mellow in time as it matures. This is a lovely guitar & i am looking forward to playing it for a long time. "

United Kingdom
on 17/02/2020
"Lovely guitar great playability and sound both plugged in and acoustically "

United Kingdom
on 25/11/2019
"A beautiful guitar with a great sound!!"

United States of America
on 14/12/2019

United Kingdom
on 25/11/2019
"What a lovely looking guitar, with a nice neck and action and a very "sweet" sound. Fantastic for picking, lacks some bottom end depth strummed but I usually play a Martin dreadnought so not too surprised at that. The preamp and pickup work well. Overall what a great package, very impressed."

United Kingdom
on 18/11/2019
"Only just got it, but very happy with it so far."

United Kingdom
on 18/11/2019
"Love it"

South Africa
on 14/11/2019
"I really enjoy playing this left handed guitar. Personally it's a fantastic guitar. it's not too heavy, it's very light, the action sits perfect for me, it's nice and low for when I make those bar chords and has amazing sound."

United Kingdom
on 23/10/2019
"Beautiful instrument and a joy to play."

United Kingdom
on 19/10/2019
"Iíve always been an electric player so this is my first acoustic. I love the sound and the neck feels amazing! "

United Kingdom
on 28/09/2019

United Kingdom
on 03/05/2014
"Excellent, I am lost for words regarding how good the sound and build quality is, what a lovely instrument."

United Kingdom
on 13/08/2019
"Sounds warm/deep bottom end."

United Kingdom
on 07/08/2019
"I'm very impressed. Build quality is excellent as is wood quality. Setup was also very good. Overall a very well put-together instrument at a compelling price-point."

United Kingdom
on 06/08/2019
"Beautiful sounding and looking"

United Kingdom
on 06/08/2019
"I love the beauty of my instrument, the unique back. The volume I get from a small body and the tone. It is so easy to play, the action and the fretboard are perfect straight out of the case. I love the looks the sound and the fact that it's mine and not yours!"

United Kingdom
on 20/06/2019
"Guitar is good excellent .but im having problem with feedback sound when im in stage and line in recordings "

on 26/06/2019
"great guitar, great sound, great exterior finish the finishing on the inside espesially where the bracings meet the kerfling leaves a bit do be desired !! to say the least. a bit shoddy."

United Kingdom
on 16/07/2019
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