Category Archive: Other Acoustic Guitars

(USED) Larrivée 000-50, Sitka Spruce Top, Mahogany Back and Sides – $1,995

(USED) We always enjoy it when a Larrivée guitar rolls through our store, we think that they are an great value and have a very compelling, balanced sound.  They are also workhorses, tough enough to survive regular gigging and travel.  Indeed, we have some customers who have played one guitar for 30-40 years, and that guitar is a Larrivée. This

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(USED) Martin 00-17S, 12-Fret Depression-Style Guitar, Sunburst Finish – $1,295

(USED) With the success of high-end low-end guitars like Waterloo and entry level guitar like Recording King’s Dirty 30s series, Martin decided that it was time to get into the game with their own interpretation of a depression-era catalog guitar.  The 00-17s is actually a fine little guitar, with Gibby-inspired looks but a very Martin sound. The construction and cosmetics

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(USED) Circa 1980 Gallagher 75 Special, Sitka, Rosewood Dreadnought – $1,895

(USED) Here is a guitar that has some stories to tell!  This Gallagher dread has been all over the world as the primary tool of a professional touring folk musician… now it’s ready to take on new life in someone else’s capable hands. It looks the part, that’s for sure… dozens of dings and scratches and ample finish wear reveal

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(USED) Martin OM18 Authentic 1933, Adirondack Spruce, Mahogany – $3,595

(USED) Our favorite Martins being made today are the ones that tip their hats to yesterday, and the lightly-built Authentic series is a great way to experience pre-war Martin magic in a new guitar.  Meticulously crafted to be spec-perfect recreations of some of Martin’s very best designs, these always look and sound superb. Here is an incredibly clean OM18 Authentic

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(USED) (2008) Santa Cruz Tony Rice Professional, German Spruce, Brazilian Rosewood – $9,250

(USED) Here’s something you don’t encounter every day… As described by the Santa Cruz Guitar Company: The Tony Rice Professional Model has been further refined (from the standard Tony Rice model) to offer the same specifications as used on Mr. Rice’s personal guitar. Old growth Brazilian Rosewood of the quality seen in the best vintage instruments and European Spruce (usually chosen from stock from

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(NEW) Pleinview Guitars “Looky-Loo” L-00, Adirondack Spruce, Mahogany – SOLD

(NEW) The latest Pleinview to come out of our shop is a custom L-00, directly inspired by the Waterloo WL-12, and built in a similar lightweight style… but with a number of custom features. This guitar has an Adirondack spruce top and braces, mahogany back and sides and a Wenge fingerboard and bridge.  Short 24.9″ scale and set up to

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(USED) Bozo Podunavac 12-String, Sitka, East Indian Rosewood – $5,975

(USED) The late Bozo Podunavac had a world-wide reputation for building distinctive, powerful guitars, and they can be heard on many seminal guitar albums, notably “6 and 12 String Guitar” by Leo Kottke.  John Fahey and Johnny Cash also played Bozo guitars over the years.  The sound is unmistakeable, and the responsiveness and volume of a Bozo seems at odds

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(USED) 2012 Martin D41, Sitka, Indian Rosewood – $3,295

(USED) Always popular in our store, here is a very nice D41 from 2012.  The classic Martin rosewood dreadnought with all available booming bass and pearly goodness on display.  This one has a Sitka top, east Indian rosewood back and sides, and abalone all around.  1 11/16″ nut with modern mod V neck profile, this guitar has nice action and

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(USED) Kevin Kopp K-35, Adirondack, Brazilian – $6,950

(USED) Those who watch our website closely know that we adore Kevin Kopp’s guitars.  For our money, no one else does so well capturing the spirit, sound and feel of classic Gibby flattops.  They are consistently amazing, yet we always smile when we strum that first chord on a Kopp… a delightful familiarity washes over us, and we feel like

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SOLD – (USED) National Estralita Deluxe, Wood Body, Single Cone – SOLD

(USED) Here’s a gen-u-ine National that will have you rocking, rolling and tumbling without breaking the bank (or your back!)  The Estralita is a very cool, wood-bodied, single-cone reso-phonic guitar with tons of vibe and tons of sound.  Significantly lighter than a steel or brass-bodied reso, but has the funky sound that you want in such an instrument… and gosh,

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(NEW) Kevin Kopp Advanced Jumbo, AJ, Adirondack, Madrose, Sunburst – $5,450

(NEW) This is a treat, a powerful AJ from our main man in Montana, master luthier Kevin Kopp! To those more familiar with jumbos of the short scale, “35” variety, the Advanced Jumbo is a whole other animal.  This guitar is a full 25.5″ scale, and though it’s not lacking in warmth and tonal complexity (thank you, Madagascar rosewood!) it

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(NEW) Pleinview Guitars Orchestra Model, German Spruce, Sacha RW – SOLD

(NEW) There’s a little workshop in the back of our store, where AMW luthier Raymond Morin and his partner Adam Rousseau build Pleinview Guitars.  They’ve got a few dozen under their belt at this point, and this latest is a custom OM, with German spruce top and Peruvian “Sacha” rosewood back and sides. We love German spruce on softer rosewoods,

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(USED) Shanti SF Model, Small Jumbo, Cutaway – $6,995

(USED) We’re often heard extolling the virtues of the small factories and shops that make up the bulk of our business… there is something comforting about the near-perfect fit and finish, not to mention the consistent high quality of sound that we’ve come to expect from our friends at Collings, Huss & Dalton and Bourgeois.  Every now and again, though,

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(USED) M.J. Franks Legacy Dreadnought, Adirondack, Brazilian – $5,795

(USED) Increasingly sought out for his ukuleles and resonators, Michigan luthier Mike Franks also builds a FINE traditional guitar!  We’re very pleased to present this Legacy dreadnought, featuring an Adirondack spruce top and figured Brazilian rosewood back and sides.  This instrument has all the guts and volume of a classic vintage Herringbone, with a nice booming bass but a midrange that

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SOLD – (USED) Martin D28 Authentic 1937, VTS Adirondack, Madagascar RW – SOLD

(USED) Just in on consignment and in excellent condition, we have a late model D28 Authentic 1937, one that utilizes Martin’s VTS torrefaction technology to achieve its vintage sound.  It sounds very good indeed, with warm, pillowy bass, sparkly trebles and plenty of volume. The Martin Vintage Tone System is a process wherein the top is thermally cured (or torrefied) to

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