Acoustic Cavaquinho Giannini Tranquillo Giannini CST1 Cedro NS (CEDR)

SKU: 23515



In 1900, Tranquillo Giannini open his musical instrument factory in Brazil, starting a 120-year history. The Tranquillo Giannini series pays tribute to the founder of Giannini, bringing our best instruments. Solid construction, with solid top, back and sides, the series is the ideal choice for those looking for the best national instrument on the market, produced with Brazilian wood in our factory in São Paulo.

The cavaquinho CST1 CEDR NS has a solid Cedar top, back and sides, Cedar neck and Pau-Ferro fingerboard.

The woods


With wide distribution in the Amazon region, frequently found in Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Pará and Rondônia states.

Low density wood, medium to thick texture, beige-pink color, with veins forming smooth regular designs, easy to be crafted, which allows a good finish.


Pau-Ferro is a wood often found in the states of Goiás, Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo, São Paulo and Paraná. It is also found in Bolivia.

It’s a density moderately heavy and very durable wood, with a color varying from light-yellow-brown to brown, usually with dark veins forming very characteristic and exotic irregular designs, reasonably difficult to be crafted, but allowing for a good quality finish.


What you will find in this model

  • Golden Machine Heads
  • Bi-directional Truss Rod

Back and sides

What you will find in this model

  • Cedar

Nut Width

Sizes available in this series

  • 28 mm Cavaquinhos


  • Top: Solid Cedar
  • Back and sides: Solid Cedar (CEDR)
  • Neck: Cedar
  • Fingerboard: Pau-Ferro, 340 mm (22,83")
  • Bridge: Pau-Ferro
  • Machine heads: Golden thick pin (single by string), 2+2
  • Nut: Bone, 28 mm (1,10")
  • Saddle: Bone, 57 mm (2,24")
  • Finish: Satin varnish
  • Strings: Giannini Cobra CC82L Light
  • Headstock: Logos “Giannini” and “Tranquillo Giannini” laser engraved, additional filet in Imbuia
  • Body width: 242 x 167 mm
  • Body height: 82 x 90 mm
  • Full size: 60 cm (23,62")
  • Made in Brazil

*Product subject to change in his features without notice