The J-45 Tonewood Edition is another great addition to Gibson's Limited Edition models that are worth every penny. The original J-45 is undoubtedly one of the most successful professional acoustic guitars in the world. Perfectly balancing timeless design and one of the most celebrated tonal voices of any acoustic guitar. This special tonewood edition has raised the bar, setting a new standard of what a true hand-built acoustic guitar should look and sound like.
This Limited Edition Tonewood Edition English Walnut version is a celebration of the J-45 Standard, Gibson’s best-selling acoustic of all time. Nicknamed, “The Workhorse,” and first introduced in 1942, this iconic acoustic has become the cornerstone of its round-shoulder, dreadnought line. World-renowned for its full, balanced expression, warm bass and excellent projection, this Tonewood Edition continues the renowned J-45 sound with stunning English walnut back and sides. Walnut is known as a stunning hardwood. It produces a beautiful tone with plenty of midrange and overtones, as well as a sublime low end. Upgraded with L.R. Baggs Element VTC pickup system with Volume, Tone, and Compression for superior natural tone when amplified. Limited to only 75 hand-built instruments from the Gibson Acoustic Shop, located among wild rivers, open space, and in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Proudly hand built under the big sky of Bozeman, Montana.