Built with the legendary quality and playability the FG Series, Yamaha designed the JR1 for the younger player or anyone who is more comfortable with a smaller-bodied acoustic. This is a real instrument, built to last! It's the perfect guitar for kicking back, relaxing and strumming your favorite tunes at home or on the road. You get a Spruce top, Meranti back and sides, a Nato neck, Rosewood fingerboard and bridge and nickel-covered hardware. Yamaha FG JR1 and JR2 review summary Yamaha FG guitars are high-quality instruments, and the JR line is no exception. The JR1 and JR2 provide exceptional quality for the money you pay. The guitar stays in tune, has good playability and intonation, and is as loud as you can expect a guitar … jr1 The JR1 is the original, compact-size FG model. If you want the comfort of a smaller, 3/4 size guitar but you don't want to sacrifice tone and playability, the FG Jr. is the guitar for you! The FG Junior is a 3/4 sized guitar modeled after the acclaimed Yamaha FG Series The JR1 has a smaller body and shorter neck, perfect for young players or those with smaller hands Yamaha craftsmanship and a spruce top give this compact guitar an authentic acoustic tone Great for use as a travel guitar … Carefully selection of woods goes into the building of every single Yamaha guitar and the JR1 is no exception.