Classic styling with a tight-waisted jumbo body shape, the J-40 has solid East Indian rosewood back and sides, Sitka spruce top, polished gloss finish and a hand-fit dovetail neck joint. It produces a tone that is beautifully balanced with powerful response and volume, enhancing the art of the singer-songwriter.


Model: J-40

Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint

Body Size: J-14 Fret

Top Material: Sitka Spruce Top

Rosette: Abalone with Multi-Stripe

Bracing Pattern: X Brace

Brace Shape: Scalloped Brace

Material: Sitka Spruce

Brace Size: 5/16″

Back Material: East Indian Rosewood

Back Detail: N/A

Back Purfling/Strip: Style 45

Side Material: East Indian Rosewood

Side Detail: N/A

Endpiece: White

Endpiece Inlay: Multi-Stripe

Binding: White

Top Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe

Side Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe

Back Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe

Neck Material: Genuine Mahogany

Neck Shape: Low Profile

Neck Taper: Standard Taper

Nut Material: Bone

Headstock Shape: Solid with Square Taper and Diamond

Headplate Material: East Indian Rosewood

Headplate Detail: Headplate

Logo Style: Block Inlay

Headplate Binding Material: White with Multi-Stripe

Heelcap: White with Multi-Stripe

Fingerboard Material: Ebony

Scale Length: 25.4″

Neck Joins Body At: 14th Fret

Number of Frets Total: 20

Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1 11/16”

Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/8”

Fingerboard Inlay Material: Abalone

Fingerboard Inlay Style: Reduced Hexagon

Fingerboard Binding Material: White with Multi-Stripe

Side Dots: Black

Back and Side Finish: Gloss

Back and Sides Color: N/A

Finish Top: Gloss

Top Color: Clear Finish

Neck: Satin

Neck Color: Dark Mahogany

Bridge Material: Ebony

Bridge Style: Belly – Drop in Saddle

Bridge String Spacing: 2 1/8”

Saddle: Compensated Bone Saddle

Radius: 16″

Tuning Machines: Gold Enclosed Gear

Recommended Strings: SP Lifespan 92/8 Phosphor Bronze Medium (MSP7200)

Bridge Pin Material: White Plastic

Bridge Pin Dots: Abalone

Pickguard: Faux Tortoise