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Ibanez AVD10 Artwood Vintage Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Brown Vintage Sunburst


Ibanez AVD10 Artwood Vintage Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Brown Vintage Sunburst


$479.99


The dreadnought body shape of the AVD10, along with the Thermo Aged Solid Sitka Spruce top delivers an enormous frequency range. Combined with a Thermo Aged solid mahogany back and Thermo Aged Spruce X topback bracing, the AVD10 offers a wide open, resonant sound with vivid tone projection. Herringbone purfling on a brown Violin Sunburst finished body, Ivoroid bindings on body, neck and headstock, specially designed mother-of-pearl fretboard inlay all contribute to this vintage feeling instrument. The mahogany soft-V shape neck in satin finish with a rosewood fretboard provides playing comfort. Grover open gear tuners with butterbean knobs 181 gear ratio ensure accurate, stable tuning and help reduce the headstock weight, while bringing vintage vibe in its looks. A bone nut and saddle are chosen for its ability to transfer the string vibration naturally. DAddario Nickel Bronze strings emphasize the natural voice of Thermo Aged wood with incredible clarity, resonance and projection.Artwood Vintage SeriesThe modern approach to acoustic guitar tradition has long been Ibanezs catchphrase for the Artwood Series. Artwood Vintage steps even further back in history and borrows the best features of highly desired vintage instruments.The Artwood Vintage Series now showcases another vintage element by applying an aging process to the tonewood Termo Aged tonewood, made by a special drying process at a high temperature, commonly known as baking or torrefaction. Only choice selected and seasoned tonewood can be cured to Thermo Aged wood. The wood is heated in a vacuum with a specific recipe for each kind of the wood in order to release water and decompose resin contained within the wood. As a result, Thermo Aged tonewood becomes light, hard and stable-like tonewood dried for decades, while providing amazing response and a louder sound. The tone character includes a full-bodied low end and a great smooth sustain in the treble strings which are common features of vintage guitars.BodyBody typeDreadnoughtCutawayNon-cutawayTop woodThermo AgedSolid Sitka SpruceBack amp sidesThermo AgedSolidMahoganyBracing patternSpruceXBody finishGlossOrientationRight handedNeckNeck shapeSoft VNut width1.69 in. 43 mmFingerboardRosewoodNeck woodRosewoodScale length25.6 in.Number of frets20Neck finishSatinElectronicsPickuppreampNoBrandNot applicableConfigurationNot applicablePreamp EQNot applicableFeedback filterNot applicableTunerNot applicableOtherHeadstock overlayNoneTuning machinesGrover Chrome Open Gear tuners with Butterbean knobsBridgeRosewoodSaddle amp nutBoneNumber of strings6-

Ibanez AVC11 Artwood Vintage Grand Concert Acoustic Guitar Antique Natural


Ibanez AVC11 Artwood Vintage Grand Concert Acoustic Guitar Antique Natural


$499.99


The modern approach to acoustic guitar tradition has long been Ibanez’s catchphrase for the Artwood series. Their Artwood Vintage series steps even further back in history and borrows the best features of highly desired vintage instruments.Addin

Ibanez AVN9 Artwood Vintage Parlor Acoustic Guitar Natural


Ibanez AVN9 Artwood Vintage Parlor Acoustic Guitar Natural


$399.99


The “modern approach to acoustic guitar tradition” has long been a catchphrase for the Artwood Series. Artwood Vintage steps even further back in history and borrows the best features of highly desired vintage instruments.The Artwood

Ibanez AVN11 Artwood Vintage Parlor Guitar Antique Sunburst


Ibanez AVN11 Artwood Vintage Parlor Guitar Antique Sunburst


$499.99


The “modern approach to acoustic guitar tradition” has long been Ibanez’s motto for the Artwood series. Their Artwood Vintage stretches even further back in history, borrowing the best features from highly desired vintage instruments. One of the ways they

Ibanez AVD11-ANS Artwood Vintage Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Antique Natural


Ibanez AVD11-ANS Artwood Vintage Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Antique Natural


$499.99


The “modern approach to acoustic guitar tradition” has long been Ibanez’s motto for the Artwood series. Artwood Vintage steps even further back in history and borrows the best features from highly desired vintage instruments.The Artwood Vintage series

Ibanez AVC9 Artwood Vintage Grand Concert Acoustic Guitar Natural


Ibanez AVC9 Artwood Vintage Grand Concert Acoustic Guitar Natural


$399.99


The modern approach to acoustic guitar tradition has long been Ibanez’s catchphrase for the Artwood series. Artwood Vintage steps even further back in history and borrows the best features of highly desired vintage instruments.The Artwood Vint

Ibanez AVD60 Artwood Vintage Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Natural


Ibanez AVD60 Artwood Vintage Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Natural


$799.99


The “modern approach to acoustic guitar tradition” has long been Ibanez’s motto for the Artwood series. The Artwood Vintage series steps even further back in history and borrows the best features from highly desired instruments from the past to create qua

Ibanez Artwood Vintage Avcb9cent Electric-Acoustic Bass Guitar Gloss Natural


Ibanez Artwood Vintage Avcb9cent Electric-Acoustic Bass Guitar Gloss Natural


$599.99


The modern approach to acoustic guitar tradition has long been Ibanez’s catchphrase for the Artwood series. Artwood Vintage steps even further back in history and borrows the best features of highly desired vintage instruments.The Artwood Vintage series now showcases another vintage element by applying an aging process to the tonewood “Thermo Aged” tone wood, made by a special drying process at a high temperature which is commonly known as baking or torrefaction. Only choice selected and seasoned tone wood can be cured to Thermo Aged wood. The wood is heated in a vacuum with a specific recipe for each kind of the wood in order to release water and decompose resin contained within the wood. As a result, Thermo Aged tone wood becomes light, hard and stable like tone wood dried for decades, while providing amazing response and a louder sound. The tone character includes a full-bodied low-end and a great smooth sustain in the treble strings which are common features of vintage guitars.The AVCB9CE features Thermo Aged tonewood with Solid Sitka Spruce on the top, Spruce bracing, and a Maple bridge plate. Its compact Grand Concert body provides comfortable playability with a 32 scale length. With its combination of Thermo Aged materials, it projects a clear and remarkably well-balanced tone from high to low.The Fishman Sonicore pickup and Ibanez AEQ-SP2 preamp with a 2-band EQ let you enjoy the same great acoustic tone plugged in on stage. A bone nut and saddle are chosen for its ability to transfer the string vibration naturally.NeckShape:Info not availableWood:MahoganyNeck joint:SetScale length:32″Truss rod:StandardFinish:GlossPickupsActive or passive pickups:ActivePickup configuration:SNeck:Not applicableMiddle:SonicoreBridge:Not applicableBrand:FishmanSeries or parallel:Info not availableActive preamp:YesSpecial electronics:Not applicableFretboardMaterial:RosewoodRadius:Info not availableFret size:Info not availableNumber of frets:22Inlays:DotNut material:Bone Nut width:1.69″ (43mm)Neck width at 12 fret:Info not availableBodyCutaway:Single cutawayConstruction:HollowbodyBody wood:MahoganyTop wood:Sitka spruceBody finish:GlossOrientation:Right handedControlsControl layout:Master volume, 2-band EQPickup switch:NoCoil tap or split:NoTone switching:NoSpecial switching:NoHardwareBridge type:FixedBridge design:StandardTailpiece:Not applicableTuning machines:Die-castColor:ChromeOtherNumber of stri

Ibanez Avc11 Artwood Vintage Grand Concert Acoustic Guitar Antique Natural


Ibanez Avc11 Artwood Vintage Grand Concert Acoustic Guitar Antique Natural


$499.99


The modern approach to acoustic guitar tradition has long been Ibanez’s catchphrase for the Artwood series. Their Artwood Vintage series steps even further back in history and borrows the best features of highly desired vintage instruments.Adding to the Artwood Vintage series’ throwback vibe, every guitar, like this AVC11 Artwood Vintage Grand Concert acoustic guitar, features Thermo Aged tonewood, wood that has gone through a special drying process at a high temperature, commonly known as “baking” or “torrefaction”. Only specially selected and seasoned tonewood can be cured to Thermo Aged wood. The wood is heated in a vacuum with a specific recipe for each kind of the wood in order to release water and decompose resin contained within the wood. As a result, Thermo Aged tonewood becomes light, hard and stable like tonewood dried for decades, while providing amazing response and a louder sound. The tone character includes a full-bodied low end and a great smooth sustain in the treble strings, common features of vintage guitars.In the case of the AVC11 Artwood Vintage Grand Concert acoustic guitar, it has a Thermo Aged solid Caucasian spruce top which delivers a vintage-feeling dry sound. Furthermore, a semi-gloss antique finish adds to its yesteryear aesthetics. Combine that with a mahogany back and Thermo Aged spruce X bracing, and the AVC11 Artwood Vintage Grand Concert provides you with a wide open resonant sound and vivid tone projection. The soft-V shaped mahogany neck in satin finish with its ovangkol fretboard provides greater playing comfort. An unbleached bone nut and saddle were chosen for their ability to transfer the string vibration naturally.Gold mother-of-pearl inlaysDovetail neck jointWooden multi-rosetteIbanez Advantage pinsD’Addario EXP16

Ibanez AVN11 Artwood Vintage Parlor Guitar Antique Sunburst 190839762702


Ibanez AVN11 Artwood Vintage Parlor Guitar Antique Sunburst 190839762702


$399.99


The modern approach to acoustic guitar tradition has long been Ibanezs motto for the Artwood series. Their Artwood Vintage stretches even further back in history, borrowing the best features from highly desired vintage instruments. One of the ways they do this is by employing an aging process to the tonewoods of each Artwood Vintage series model. The wood is Thermo Aged through a special drying process at high temperatures which is commonly referred to as baking or torrefaction. Only specially selected and seasoned tonewood can be cured using this process. The wood is heated in a vacuum with a specific process for each type of the wood, in order to release water and decompose resin contained within the material.As a result, Thermo Aged tonewood becomes light, hard and stable, approximating the tonal characteristics of wood that has dried for decades, while providing amazing response and a louder sound. The parlor body shape offers a tonal character that includes a full-bodied low end and a great smooth sustain in the treble notes which are common features of vintage guitars.The AVN11 Artwood Vintage features a Thermo Aged solid Caucasian spruce top which also delivers a dry, vintage sound. Furthermore, a semi-gloss antique finish offers an even more classic appearance. Combined with a mahogany back and Thermo Aged spruce X bracing, the AVN11 Artwood Vintage provides a wide open, resonant sound with a vivid tonal projection. The satin-finished mahogany soft-V shape neck provides increased playing comfort. A bone nut and saddle were chosen for their ability to naturally transfer string vibration.Case sold separately.Antique Brown Sunburst semi-gloss finishDovetail neck jointGold mother-of-pearl dot inlaysWooden multi-rosetteIbanez Advantage pinsDAddario EXP16

Ibanez Avd9 Artwood Vintage Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Natural


Ibanez Avd9 Artwood Vintage Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Natural


$399.99


The dreadnought body shape of the AVD9, along with the Thermo Aged solid Sitka spruce top with Thermo Aged spruce X bracing, delivers an enormous frequency range. Mahogany body back and sides with tortoiseshell binding gives this guitar a true vintage vibe. The mahogany soft-V shape neck in satin finish with a rosewood fretboard provides playing comfort. Open gear tuners with butterbean knobs (18:1 gear ratio) ensure accurate, stable tuning and help reduce the headstock weight, while bringing vintage vibe in its looks. A bone nut and saddle are chosen for its ability to transfer the string vibration naturally. D’Addario Nickel Bronze strings emphasize the natural voice of Thermo Aged wood with incredible clarity, resonance and projection.Artwood Vintage SeriesThe modern approach to acoustic guitar tradition has long been Ibanez’s catchphrase for the Artwood Series. Artwood Vintage steps even further back in history and borrows the best features of highly desired vintage instruments.The Artwood Vintage Series now showcases another vintage element by applying an aging process to the tonewoodTermo Aged tonewood, made by a special drying process at a high temperature, commonly known as baking or torrefaction. Only choice selected and seasoned tonewood can be cured to Thermo Aged wood. The wood is heated in a vacuum with a specific recipe for each kind of the wood in order to release water and decompose resin contained within the wood. As a result, Thermo Aged tonewood becomes light, hard and stable-like tonewood dried for decades, while providing amazing response and a louder sound. The tone character includes a full-bodied low end and a great smooth sustain in the treble strings which are common features of vintage guitars.

Ibanez Avd60 Artwood Vintage Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Natural


Ibanez Avd60 Artwood Vintage Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Natural


$799.99


The “modern approach to acoustic guitar tradition” has long been Ibanez’s motto for the Artwood series. The Artwood Vintage series steps even further back in history and borrows the best features from highly desired instruments from the past to create quality guitars like this AVD60 Artwood Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar.As an added nod to the great instruments of yesteryear, Ibanez applies an “aging” process to the tonewoods of Artwood Vintage guitars. The wood is Thermo Aged through a special drying process at high temperatures which is commonly referred to as “baking” or “torrefaction”. Only specially selected and seasoned tonewood can be cured using this process. The wood is heated in a vacuum with a specific process for each type of wood in order to release water and decompose resin contained within the material. As a result, Thermo Aged tonewood becomes light, hard, and stable, approximating the tonal characteristics of wood that has dried for decades, while providing amazing response and a louder sound. The tonal character includes a full-bodied low-end and a smooth sustain in the treble notes which are common features of vintage guitars.The AVD60 Artwood Vintage Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar features the dreadnought body shape, along with the Thermo Aged solid AA Adirondack spruce top. Adirondack spruce is famous as a rare material that delivers a deep bottom end and a wide dynamic range. Combined with a solid mahogany back and Thermo Aged spruce X bracing, the AVD60 offers an open resonant sound with a vivid tonal projection. The satin-finished mahogany soft-V shape provides greater playing comfort, and Grover open gear tuners with butterbean knobs ensure accurate, stable tuning while reducing headstock weight and adding to the vintage look. Wooden purfling and rosette also help drive home a vintage appearance. A bone nut and saddle were chosen for their ability to naturally transfer string vibration.Case sold separately.Wooden multi-rosetteIbanez Advantage pinsDovetail neck jointD’Addario EXP16 stringsAbalone dot inlays

Used Ibanez Avn11 Artwood Vintage Parlor Guitar Antique Sunburst 190839762702


Used Ibanez Avn11 Artwood Vintage Parlor Guitar Antique Sunburst 190839762702


$399.99


The “modern approach to acoustic guitar tradition” has long been Ibanez’s motto for the Artwood series. Their Artwood Vintage stretches even further back in history, borrowing the best features from highly desired vintage instruments. One of the ways they do this is by employing an “aging” process to the tonewoods of each Artwood Vintage series model. The wood is Thermo Aged through a special drying process at high temperatures which is commonly referred to as baking or torrefaction. Only specially selected and seasoned tonewood can be cured using this process. The wood is heated in a vacuum with a specific process for each type of the wood, in order to release water and decompose resin contained within the material.As a result, Thermo Aged tonewood becomes light, hard and stable, approximating the tonal characteristics of wood that has dried for decades, while providing amazing response and a louder sound. The parlor body shape offers a tonal character that includes a full-bodied low end and a great smooth sustain in the treble notes which are common features of vintage guitars.The AVN11 Artwood Vintage features a Thermo Aged solid Caucasian spruce top which also delivers a dry, vintage sound. Furthermore, a semi-gloss antique finish offers an even more classic appearance. Combined with a mahogany back and Thermo Aged spruce X bracing, the AVN11 Artwood Vintage provides a wide open, resonant sound with a vivid tonal projection. The satin-finished mahogany soft-V shape neck provides increased playing comfort. A bone nut and saddle were chosen for their ability to naturally transfer string vibration.Case sold separately.Antique Brown Sunburst semi-gloss finishDovetail neck jointGold mother-of-pearl dot inlaysWooden multi-rosetteIbanez Advantage pinsD’Addario EXP16

Ibanez AVD60 Artwood Vintage Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Natural 190839633408


Ibanez AVD60 Artwood Vintage Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Natural 190839633408


$511.99


The modern approach to acoustic guitar tradition has long been Ibanezs motto for the Artwood series. The Artwood Vintage series steps even further back in history and borrows the best features from highly desired instruments from the past to create quality guitars like this AVD60 Artwood Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar.As an added nod to the great instruments of yesteryear, Ibanez applies an aging process to the tonewoods of Artwood Vintage guitars. The wood is Thermo Aged through a special drying process at high temperatures which is commonly referred to as baking or torrefaction. Only specially selected and seasoned tonewood can be cured using this process. The wood is heated in a vacuum with a specific process for each type of wood in order to release water and decompose resin contained within the material. As a result, Thermo Aged tonewood becomes light, hard, and stable, approximating the tonal characteristics of wood that has dried for decades, while providing amazing response and a louder sound. The tonal character includes a full-bodied low-end and a smooth sustain in the treble notes which are common features of vintage guitars.The AVD60 Artwood Vintage Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar features the dreadnought body shape, along with the Thermo Aged solid AA Adirondack spruce top. Adirondack spruce is famous as a rare material that delivers a deep bottom end and a wide dynamic range. Combined with a solid mahogany back and Thermo Aged spruce X bracing, the AVD60 offers an open resonant sound with a vivid tonal projection. The satin-finished mahogany soft-V shape provides greater playing comfort, and Grover open gear tuners with butterbean knobs ensure accurate, stable tuning while reducing headstock weight and adding to the vintage look. Wooden purfling and rosette also help drive home a vintage appearance. A bone nut and saddle were chosen for their ability to naturally transfer string vibration.Case sold separately.Wooden multi-rosetteIbanez Advantage pinsDovetail neck jointDAddario EXP16 stringsAbalone dot inlays

Used Ibanez Avn11 Artwood Vintage Parlor Guitar Antique Sunburst 190839747082


Used Ibanez Avn11 Artwood Vintage Parlor Guitar Antique Sunburst 190839747082


$399.99


The “modern approach to acoustic guitar tradition” has long been Ibanez’s motto for the Artwood series. Their Artwood Vintage stretches even further back in history, borrowing the best features from highly desired vintage instruments. One of the ways they do this is by employing an “aging” process to the tonewoods of each Artwood Vintage series model. The wood is Thermo Aged through a special drying process at high temperatures which is commonly referred to as baking or torrefaction. Only specially selected and seasoned tonewood can be cured using this process. The wood is heated in a vacuum with a specific process for each type of the wood, in order to release water and decompose resin contained within the material.As a result, Thermo Aged tonewood becomes light, hard and stable, approximating the tonal characteristics of wood that has dried for decades, while providing amazing response and a louder sound. The parlor body shape offers a tonal character that includes a full-bodied low end and a great smooth sustain in the treble notes which are common features of vintage guitars.The AVN11 Artwood Vintage features a Thermo Aged solid Caucasian spruce top which also delivers a dry, vintage sound. Furthermore, a semi-gloss antique finish offers an even more classic appearance. Combined with a mahogany back and Thermo Aged spruce X bracing, the AVN11 Artwood Vintage provides a wide open, resonant sound with a vivid tonal projection. The satin-finished mahogany soft-V shape neck provides increased playing comfort. A bone nut and saddle were chosen for their ability to naturally transfer string vibration.Case sold separately.Antique Brown Sunburst semi-gloss finishDovetail neck jointGold mother-of-pearl dot inlaysWooden multi-rosetteIbanez Advantage pinsD’Addario EXP16
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