Best Ibanez Acoustic Guitars With Pau Ferro Back in 2024

Here are the top Ibanez acoustic guitars with Pau Ferro back. It's a beautiful wood used mainly for fretboards. It has a high density and looks very similar to Rosewood with its straight grains and dark brown color. According to Fender, it has a warm tone with a fast attack.

After comparing the 2000+ guitars in our database, these are the best scoring ones with these characteristics. You can use our filters to the left to narrow down these results, or click on "Compare" to get a deep comparison between them. Our automated scoring system takes into account the ratings from ours users who own the guitar, and dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money, and more.

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1. Ibanez JGM10

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Ibanez JGM10
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Playability 73
Sound 88
Build quality 90
Value for money 69
Overall Score 84
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  • From Ibanez's 2021 JGM series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.75"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Thermo Aged Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid Pau Ferro back
  • Solid Pau Ferro sides
  • African Mahogany/Pau Ferro neck
  • Macassar Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Rare Earth Mic Blend Active Soundhole, Tap (Preamp/Active)
  • Macassar Ebony top loading bridge
  • Acoustic JGM Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Ibanez tuners
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  • From Ibanez's 2021 JGM series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.75"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Thermo Aged Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid Pau Ferro back
  • Solid Pau Ferro sides
  • African Mahogany/Pau Ferro neck
  • Macassar Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Rare Earth Mic Blend Active Soundhole, Tap (Preamp/Active)
  • Macassar Ebony top loading bridge
  • Acoustic JGM Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Ibanez tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Ibanez JGM10
  • Made in Japan
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Bone Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Solid Side Wood
  • Solid Back Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Ibanez ACFS580CE

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Ibanez ACFS580CE
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Playability 73
Sound 86
Build quality 75
Value for money 78
Overall Score 78
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  • From Ibanez's 2019 ARTWOOD series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.6"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Flamed Maple top
  • Selected Solid Alpine Spruce top
  • Solid Pau Ferro back
  • Solid Pau Ferro sides
  • African Mahogany/Pau Ferro neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Ibanez T-bar Undersaddle & Block Contact (Preamp/Active)
  • Ebony bridge
  • Acoustic Thin C shape Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Ibanez tuners
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  • From Ibanez's 2019 ARTWOOD series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.6"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Flamed Maple top
  • Selected Solid Alpine Spruce top
  • Solid Pau Ferro back
  • Solid Pau Ferro sides
  • African Mahogany/Pau Ferro neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Ibanez T-bar Undersaddle & Block Contact (Preamp/Active)
  • Ebony bridge
  • Acoustic Thin C shape Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Ibanez tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Ibanez ACFS580CE
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Electronics
  • Bone Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Solid Side Wood
  • Solid Back Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. Ibanez MRC10

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Playability 73
Sound 85
Build quality 74
Value for money 77
Overall Score 77
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  • From Ibanez's 2022 MRC series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.6"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Pau Ferro back
  • Pau Ferro sides
  • Nyatoh neck
  • Macassar Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Rare Earth Mic Blend Active Soundhole pickup (Preamp/Active)
  • Macassar Ebony bridge
  • Acoustic Comfort Grip Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Ibanez tuners
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  • 3 Prices - New from $1,499.99 >
  • From Ibanez's 2022 MRC series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.6"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Pau Ferro back
  • Pau Ferro sides
  • Nyatoh neck
  • Macassar Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Rare Earth Mic Blend Active Soundhole pickup (Preamp/Active)
  • Macassar Ebony bridge
  • Acoustic Comfort Grip Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Ibanez tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Ibanez MRC10
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Bone Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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4. Ibanez JGM5

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Ibanez JGM5
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Playability 73
Sound 85
Build quality 77
Value for money 73
Overall Score 78
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  • 2 Prices - New from $1,699.99 >
  • From Ibanez's 2021 JGM series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.75"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Thermo Aged Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Pau Ferro back
  • Pau Ferro sides
  • African Mahogany/Pau Ferro neck
  • Macassar Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Rare Earth Mic Blend Active Soundhole, Tap (Preamp/Active)
  • Macassar Ebony top loading bridge
  • Acoustic JGM Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Ibanez tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $1,699.99 >
  • From Ibanez's 2021 JGM series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.75"'' scale
  • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
  • Thermo Aged Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Pau Ferro back
  • Pau Ferro sides
  • African Mahogany/Pau Ferro neck
  • Macassar Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Rare Earth Mic Blend Active Soundhole, Tap (Preamp/Active)
  • Macassar Ebony top loading bridge
  • Acoustic JGM Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Ibanez tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Ibanez JGM5
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Bone Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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5. Ibanez JSA20

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Playability 73
Sound 84
Build quality 74
Value for money 77
Overall Score 77
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  • From Ibanez's 2017 JSA series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.6"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Engelmann Spruce top
  • Solid Pau Ferro back
  • Solid Pau Ferro sides
  • Nyatoh neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Acoustic Matrix (Preamp/Active)
  • Ebony bridge
  • Acoustic JSA Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Ibanez tuners
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  • From Ibanez's 2017 JSA series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.6"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Engelmann Spruce top
  • Solid Pau Ferro back
  • Solid Pau Ferro sides
  • Nyatoh neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Acoustic Matrix (Preamp/Active)
  • Ebony bridge
  • Acoustic JSA Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Ibanez tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Ibanez JSA20
  • Expensive Wood
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Solid Side Wood
  • Solid Back Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • Low-Quality Material Saddle
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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    6. Ibanez PA300E

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    Ibanez PA300E
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    Playability 73
    Sound 85
    Build quality 69
    Value for money 81
    Overall Score 76
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    • 2 Prices - New from $999.99 >
    • From Ibanez's 2021 PA series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.75"'' scale
    • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid German Spruce top
    • Pau Ferro back
    • Pau Ferro sides
    • African Mahogany/Pau Ferro neck
    • Macassar Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Ibanez AP11 Magnetic, T-bar Undersaddle & Contact (Preamp/Active)
    • Macassar Ebony top loading bridge
    • Acoustic PA Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Ibanez tuners
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    • 2 Prices - New from $999.99 >
    • From Ibanez's 2021 PA series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.75"'' scale
    • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid German Spruce top
    • Pau Ferro back
    • Pau Ferro sides
    • African Mahogany/Pau Ferro neck
    • Macassar Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Ibanez AP11 Magnetic, T-bar Undersaddle & Contact (Preamp/Active)
    • Macassar Ebony top loading bridge
    • Acoustic PA Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Ibanez tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Ibanez PA300E
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Electronics
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    7. Ibanez ACFS380BT

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    Ibanez ACFS380BT
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    Playability 73
    Sound 84
    Build quality 69
    Value for money 80
    Overall Score 75
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    • From Ibanez's 2020 ARTWOOD series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 27"'' scale
    • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Engelmann Spruce top
    • Pau Ferro back
    • Pau Ferro sides
    • African Mahogany/Pau Ferro neck
    • Macassar Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Ibanez T-bar Undersaddle & Block Contact (Preamp/Active)
    • Macassar Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Thin C shape Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Ibanez tuners
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    • From Ibanez's 2020 ARTWOOD series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 27"'' scale
    • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Engelmann Spruce top
    • Pau Ferro back
    • Pau Ferro sides
    • African Mahogany/Pau Ferro neck
    • Macassar Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Ibanez T-bar Undersaddle & Block Contact (Preamp/Active)
    • Macassar Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Thin C shape Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Ibanez tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Ibanez ACFS380BT
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Electronics
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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