The Fender DG-8S features a solid Spruce top, and laminated Mahogany back and sides.
It has a Rosewood bridge with compensated saddle. This helps make it easier to tune and stay in tune.
The saddle and nut are plastic. If it sounds a little light on construction, it’s because it is. This is a definite beginner guitar – you will be trading this in if you pursue playing past the basics.
This is still a great acoustic guitar for beginners looking to try their hand at guitar playing but who aren’t sure how far they want to go with it. It’s usually sold in a starter kit, which includes things like a chromatic electronic tuner, instructional DVD, strings, picks and strap.
Basically, everything you need to sit down and start learning. All for under $200.
There are cheaper starter kits out there, but they’re…well, cheap. In the right hands the Fender DG-8S can really sing: