Peavey goes acoustic with relaunch of low-cost Delta Woods range

Peavey DW-1
(Image credit: Peavey Electronics)

Peavey has thrown its hat back into the acoustic guitars for beginners ring with the relaunch of its Delta Woods line. 

Comprised of two acoustic guitars – the DW-1 and DW-2 – and one acoustic-electric model, the DW-2 CE, the Delta Woods line models each feature a spruce top, mahogany back and sides, hand-carved bracing and a bound rosewood fingerboard with pearloid inlays.

Unlike the DW-1, the DW-2 and DW-2 CE's top is a sturdier solid spruce, while the cutaway DW-2 CE boasts a pickup and preamp system with a 3-band EQ and Presence control. A chromatic tuner also comes aboard for good measure.

Peavey's new DW-2 acoustic guitar

Peavey DW-2 (Image credit: Peavey Electronics)

Other series-wide appointments include sealed tuning machines, pre-installed strap buttons, a satin finish, a compensated saddle and a wood truss rod cover for the dual-action truss rod.

The Peavey DW-1 (which, unlike the other two, comes with a gigbag) retails for $169, the DW-2 comes in at $199, while the DW-2CE rings up at $249.

Stop by Peavey for more info on the acoustics.

The tuner found on the Peavey DW-2 CE

(Image credit: Peavey Electronics)

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.