The Alvarez FYM70 Yairi Series Folk/OM is a remarkable guitar, crafted by skilled artisans at the Yairi workshop in Kani, Japan. Its superior tone is sure to endure for years to come. This guitar boasts a solid AAA-grade Sitka spruce top and solid East Indian rosewood back and sides, resulting in a rich, harmonious blend that is perfect for intricate chords and fingerpicking styles. With its folk/OM body shape, the FYM70 delivers powerful projection, yet is still comfortable for extended gigs and recording sessions. The FST2 bracing system, a well-kept Yairi luthier secret, is the product of years of research and development, and provides balanced projection and optimal note separation. As one of Sweetwater's exceptional offerings, the FYM70 provides incredible acoustic sound, expert craftsmanship, and outstanding playability - there's nothing not to love about this amazing guitar.