Electro Acoustic Cavaquinho Giannini Raiz CS1 Louro Faia EQ NS (FAIA)

SKU: 23545



The Raiz series brings to you instruments that, as the name says, are rooted in Brazilian culture and our history, which rescue our traditions and were fundamental in the construction of Brazilian music. The cavaquinho is one of these instruments, fundamental in styles such as samba and chorinho.

All Raiz series models have a solid top and laminated back and sides, made with brazilian woods.

The cavaquinho CS1 FAIA EQ NS has a solid Marupá top, Louro Faia back and sides, Cedar neck, Pau-Ferro fingerboard and 2-band preamp with tuner.

The woods


Marupá is a wood frequently found in the Amazon region, mainly in the states of Acre, Amapá, Pará, Rondônia and Mato Grosso.

It’s a wood with low density and texture of medium to thick, easy to be worked, which allows a good finish. The color can vary from whitish to slightly yellow or pink, with slightly darker veins forming very smooth regular designs, being exotic due to its clear, almost uniform general appearance.

Louro Faia

It's a wood easily found in Amazonas state.

A medium density and thick texture wood, having a color that can vary from pale beige to light reddish brown, with wavy veins forming very characteristic and exotic irregular designs.


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

  • 2 Bandas
  • Tuner
  • Golden Machine Heads
  • P-10 input

Back and sides

What you will find in this model

  • Louro Faia

Nut Width

Sizes available in this series

  • 28 mm Cavaquinhos


Sizes available in this series

  • 30"


  • Top: Solid Marupá
  • Back and sides: Louro-Faia (FAIA)
  • 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")
  • Preamp: MT-2, 2-band active with tuner, P-10 output
  • Finish: Satin varnish
  • Strings: Giannini Cobra GCSCL Light
  • Headstock: Laser engraved “Giannini” and “Raiz” logos, additional filet in Imbuia
  • Body width: 240 x 170 mm
  • Body height: 84 x 90 mm
  • Full size: 60 cm (23,62")
  • Acompanha: Bateria 6F22 9V
  • Made in Brazil

*Product subject to change in his features without notice