Designed as the perfect nylon stringed guitar for non-classical specialists, the Faith Lyra has a specially profiled neck that is slimmer than a traditional classical guitar. However, unlike other 'hybrid' guitars, it is not so narrow that proper fingerstyle technique is inhibited. So, you're well served whether playing Rodrigo or Radiohead.

Although standing proud in its own right as the first nylon stringed guitar we have produced, the Faith Lyra does share many characteristics with our hugely popular HiGloss series guitars. Its solid Red Cedar top and solid Rosewood back and sides are finished with the same all-over high gloss finish used on all HiGloss guitars. This helps to bring the beautifully warm and rich traditional tonal character of a cedar and rosewood nylon stringed instrument to life, whilst also delivering an incredible level of natural resonance and volume. It’s all there at your fingertips.

The Lyra features a Mahogany neck with a figured Ebony fingerboard and a figured Ebony bridge alongside a 5cm Indonesian Rosewood soundhole border.

This model is fitted with a Fishman Sonitone preamp and pickup specifically designed for nylon stringed guitars, the controls for which are mounted discreetly just inside the soundhole of the guitar. It is a modern stage ready nylon guitar that still maintains an all-important traditional aesthetic.

Top Wood Solid Red Cedar
Back Wood Solid Rosewood
Side Wood Solid Rosewood
Binding Macassan Figured Ebony
Bracing Material Hand-Scalloped Quarter-Sawn Spruce
Bracing Pattern Patrick James Eggle X-Brace Design
Rosette 5cm Indonesian Rosewood with Abalone Border
Neck Mahogany
Neck Finish Satin
Neck Joint Patrick James Eggle Bolt-On Design
Fingerboard Macassan Figured Ebony
Machine Head Gold Plated with Pearloid Buttons
Trussrod 2 Way
Nut / Saddle TUSQ (PQ-6116)/(PQ-9110)
Nut Width Nut 48mm / String Spacing 56mm
Bridge Macassan Figured Ebony
Finish Type High Gloss Top, Back and Sides
Preamp / Pickup Fishman Sonitone / Fishman Sonicore
Hardcase Included
Strings D’Addario EJ30

Dimensions

 

Upper bout 275mm
Lower bout 370mm
Depth at neck 93mm
Depth at base 96mm
Body Length 490mm
Soundhole Diameter 80mm
Scale Length 650mm

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SKU FLCEHG
Brand FAITH

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