The J-45 is 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, the 2017 J-45 has been refined to carry this legacy to new heights.
Tonewood - The J-45 is hand built using the classic tonewood combination of Sitka spruce and mahogany.
Tuners - The precise Grover Rotomatic tuners offer superior tuning stability.
Neck Profile - The slim taper neck profile allows easy playability anywhere on the neck.
Inlay - Hand inlaid mother-of-pearl details the headstock, fingerobard, and bridge.
Pickup - LR Baggs™ Element VTC for ultimate plug and play ease with sound hole mounted volume and tone controls.
Improved Feel - Fingerboard edge is softened to comfortably fit the contour of the player's hand.
Enhanced Finish - Finer grit sandpaper and polishing compounds for high gloss finish.
Premium Setup - Utilizing state-of-the-art German engineered Plek technology to create the finest playing surface possible. Hand finished for the world's finest feel and playability.
Smoother hand rubbed and oiled fingerboard and bridges - New penetrating and finishing oil lasts longer and maximizes wood's natural vibrancy.