Best Pau Ferro Fretboard Offset Style Guitars in 2024

Here you'll find the best Pau Ferro fretboard Offset style guitars. 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. Jackson USA Signature Gus G. Star

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Playability 82
Sound 68
Build quality 79
Value for money 61
Overall Score 76

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  • Neck profile shape: D (31 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (35 votes)
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  • From Jackson's 2017 Artist Signature series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Quartersawn Maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Blackfire Pickups Proteus Humbucker (Active) (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Blackfire Pickups Proteus Humbucker (Active) (Humbucker/Active)
  • 1 volume and 0 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • TonePros TOM-Style Adjustable with Anchored Gotoh Tailpiece bridge
  • Speed Neck-Through neck
  • 24 Jumbo frets
  • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast Locking tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $4,799.99 >
  • From Jackson's 2017 Artist Signature series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Quartersawn Maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Blackfire Pickups Proteus Humbucker (Active) (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Blackfire Pickups Proteus Humbucker (Active) (Humbucker/Active)
  • 1 volume and 0 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • TonePros TOM-Style Adjustable with Anchored Gotoh Tailpiece bridge
  • Speed Neck-Through neck
  • 24 Jumbo frets
  • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast Locking tuners
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Jackson USA Signature Gus G. Star
  • Locking Tuners
  • Made in United States
  • Bone Nut
  • Neck-Through Build
  • Strap Lock
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio

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2. D'Angelico Deluxe Bob Weir Bedford

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Playability 72
Sound 74
Build quality 70
Value for money 67
Overall Score 72

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  • Neck profile shape: C (4 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (4 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (1 vote)
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  • 3 Prices - New from $1,999.99 >
  • From D'Angelico's 2021 Deluxe series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Basswood body
  • Maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan STK P-90 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Speed knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-point Wilkinson Tremolo (Gold) bridge
  • C-Shape Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Grover 509 Super Rotomatic, Locking tuners
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  • 3 Prices - New from $1,999.99 >
  • From D'Angelico's 2021 Deluxe series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Basswood body
  • Maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan STK P-90 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Speed knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-point Wilkinson Tremolo (Gold) bridge
  • C-Shape Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Grover 509 Super Rotomatic, Locking tuners
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D'Angelico Deluxe Bob Weir Bedford
  • Locking Tuners
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Strap Lock
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • Made in South Korea
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio

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3. Reverend Warhawk DAW

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Playability 75
Sound 75
Build quality 64
Value for money 71
Overall Score 71

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (5 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (7 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (1 vote)
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  • 5 Prices - New from $1,199 >
  • From Reverend's 2021 Set-Neck series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Korina body
  • Three-Piece Korina neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: HA5 Bridge (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Wilkinson WVS50 IIK Tremolo bridge
  • Medium Oval Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Reverend Pin-Lock tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $1,199 >
  • From Reverend's 2021 Set-Neck series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Korina body
  • Three-Piece Korina neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: HA5 Bridge (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Wilkinson WVS50 IIK Tremolo bridge
  • Medium Oval Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Reverend Pin-Lock tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Reverend Warhawk DAW
  • Locking Tuners
  • Expensive Wood
  • Boneite Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • Made in South Korea
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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4. EVH Striped Series Shark

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Playability 77
Sound 72
Build quality 64
Value for money 66
Overall Score 71
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  • 3 Prices - New from $1,899.99 >
  • From EVH's 2019 Striped series
  • Made in Mexico
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Ash body
  • Maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EVH Wolfgang Shark Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: EVH Wolfgang Shark Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • EVH Chrome-Plated Solid-Brass Harmonica bridge
  • EVH Modified C Backshape Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • EVH-Branded Custom Gotoh SG381 (Chrome & Gold) tuners
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  • 3 Prices - New from $1,899.99 >
  • From EVH's 2019 Striped series
  • Made in Mexico
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Ash body
  • Maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EVH Wolfgang Shark Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: EVH Wolfgang Shark Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • EVH Chrome-Plated Solid-Brass Harmonica bridge
  • EVH Modified C Backshape Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • EVH-Branded Custom Gotoh SG381 (Chrome & Gold) tuners
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EVH Striped Series Shark
  • Expensive Wood
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Mexico
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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5. Harley Benton JA-60

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Playability 72
Sound 70
Build quality 52
Value for money 80
Overall Score 65

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  • Neck access to high frets: Normal (2 votes)
  • Fret edges: Slightly sharp (2 votes)
  • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (4 votes)
  • Weight: Lightweight (4 votes)
  • Neck profile shape: C (23 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (19 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (3 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (3 votes)
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  • 3 Prices - New from €169 >
  • From Harley Benton's 2015 Vintage series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Basswood body
  • Maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Roswell Vintage Style Alnico 5 JM (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Fixed bridge
  • Harley Benton C Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Kluson Style Machine Heads tuners
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  • 3 Prices - New from €169 >
  • From Harley Benton's 2015 Vintage series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Basswood body
  • Maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Roswell Vintage Style Alnico 5 JM (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Fixed bridge
  • Harley Benton C Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Kluson Style Machine Heads tuners
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Harley Benton JA-60
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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6. Reverend Jetstream 390

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Playability 70
Sound 79
Build quality 64
Value for money 71
Overall Score 71

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  • Neck profile shape: C (5 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (7 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (1 vote)
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  • 5 Prices - New from $912.04 >
  • From Reverend's 2021 Bolt-On series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Korina body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: 9A5 Bridge (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Wilkinson WVS50 IIK Tremolo bridge
  • Medium Oval Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Reverend Pin-Lock tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $912.04 >
  • From Reverend's 2021 Bolt-On series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Korina body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: 9A5 Bridge (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Wilkinson WVS50 IIK Tremolo bridge
  • Medium Oval Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Reverend Pin-Lock tuners
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Reverend Jetstream 390
  • Locking Tuners
  • Expensive Wood
  • Boneite Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • Made in South Korea
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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7. Jackson Pro Series Signature Gus G. Star

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Playability 78
Sound 66
Build quality 62
Value for money 69
Overall Score 69

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  • Neck profile shape: D (31 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (35 votes)
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  • 5 Prices - New from $1,149.99 >
  • From Jackson's 2020 Artist Signature series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Blackfire Pickups Proteus Humbucker (Active) (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Blackfire Pickups Proteus Humbucker (Active) (Humbucker/Active)
  • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Jackson TOM-Style Adjustable with Anchored Tailpiece bridge
  • Speed Neck-Through neck
  • 24 Jumbo frets
  • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast Locking tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $1,149.99 >
  • From Jackson's 2020 Artist Signature series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Blackfire Pickups Proteus Humbucker (Active) (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Blackfire Pickups Proteus Humbucker (Active) (Humbucker/Active)
  • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Jackson TOM-Style Adjustable with Anchored Tailpiece bridge
  • Speed Neck-Through neck
  • 24 Jumbo frets
  • Jackson Sealed Die-Cast Locking tuners
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Jackson Pro Series Signature Gus G. Star
  • Locking Tuners
  • Expensive Wood
  • Neck-Through Build
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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