Category Archive: Other Acoustic Guitars

(USED) Julius Borges L-00, Adirondack Spruce, Maple – SOLD

(USED) We are very pleased to present a phenomenal handmade L-00 by master luthier Julius Borges, based in Groton MA.  Borges’ guitars are highly prized and considered some of the finest traditionally inspired instruments available.  Hot hide glue construction, traditional dovetail necks, Adirondack braces and a thin nitro over shellac finish give his guitars the sound and feel of the

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(USED) 2012 John Allison Dreadnought, Adirondack Top, Sunburst – $2,695

(USED) John Allison earned his stripes as a builder and sunburst artist at Collings before starting his own family brand in Austin, TX.  He makes a variety of acoustic and electric instruments, and also does professional finish work for a number of other companies. This guitar is Allison’s take on the pre-war D18, an Adirondack-topped mahogany dreadnought with a beautiful

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(USED) 1977 Thomas Reg’n 12-String, Sitka, Rosewood – $1,075

(USED, VINTAGE!) Here is a wildly-cool handmade 12-string guitar from German luthier Thomas Reg’n, whose work seems to be very rare indeed in this country.  It is very “70s” in every way, built like a tank and featuring bold appointments and a long open-book peghead. This guitar has a big, authoritative voice, and plays very nicely in both dropped and

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(NEW) Pleinview Guitars Dreadnought, German Spruce, Indian Rosewood – SOLD

(NEW) Our luthier Raymond Morin and his partner Adam Rousseau build flat-tops under the banner of Pleinview Guitars, right here at our shop.  Most instruments are made to order, but occasionally they find a little extra time to sneak out a spec guitar.  This dreadnought was supposed to be that guitar, but it got scooped up just as it came

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(USED) 2001 Martin D35, Sitka, East Indian Rosewood – SOLD

(USED) Just in on consignment from a good local customer, a great guitar for the jam or the festival, a well-played D35. This guitar has had a fair amount of regular maintenance, including a warranty neck reset and bridge re-glue. The original tuners have been replaced with Gibson-style Grovers. There is reasonable fret wear under the B string, and the

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SOLD – (USED) Kevin Kopp “Bird” short scale Dreadnought, Sitka, Mahogany – SOLD

SOLD – (USED, EX+++) Back in our shop on consignment, another glorious guitar from our favorite Montana luthier Kevin Kopp!  We honestly can’t get enough of these! Kopp does better than just about anyone capturing the spirit of the best vintage American flat tops.  This model, dubbed “The Bird” is a short-scale (just 24 5/8″) square-shouldered beauty that has a very

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(USED) Martin D-41 Dreadnought, Sitka, Indian Rosewood – SOLD

(USED) There are few acoustic guitars more iconic than the pearly rosewood dreadnoughts built by the C.F. Martin company.  Here is an incredibly clean used example, showing not a hint of play wear.  Very nice tight-grained Sitka spruce top with abalone rosette and top border.  Indian rosewood back and sides, bound ebony fingerboard w/ large abalone inlay.  1 11/16″ nut and

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(USED) Martin Custom Shop 00, 00-18, Adirondack Top – SOLD

(USED) Just in on consignment, here’s a mahogany 00 from the Martin Custom Shop with spectacularly wide-grained Adirondack spruce on top! This model is from 2014, and in excellent condition with hardly any sign of play (a few pic marks on the pick guard). We feel that the Martin Custom Shop builds their best instruments, and this one has a

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SOLD – (USED) Santa Cruz OM-PW Orchestra Model, Sitka, Mahogany – SOLD

(USED) Just in on trade, a lovely OM from the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. This OM-PW is a light build, and has a nicely aged Sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides. It has a traditional voice, with soft, musical trebles and an assertive bass. The Orchestra Model is considered one of the very best shapes in the Santa

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(NEW) Pleinview Guitars Small Jumbo, German Spruce, Myrtle – SOLD

(NEW) Acoustic Music Works luthier Raymond Morin and weekend guy Adam Rousseau build guitars under the Pleinview banner, right here in our shop. They build traditionally inspired flattops, with occasional detours into more exotic territory. Their Small Jumbo has been their most popular model in the past two years, as it combines the balance of an OM-style guitar with the

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SOLD – (USED) Martin D-28 Authentic 1937, Adirondack Spruce, Madagascar Rosewood – SOLD

(USED, EX!) Many have done it, and many have done it well… but only one company did it first!  Undeniably the most popular and influential flat-top guitar design in history, C.F. Martin’s dreadnought.  From bluegrassers to singer-songwriters and everything in between, there has never been a guitar that has brought more music to more people.  Of course, many of us

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(USED) Martin OM-JM, John Mayer Signature Model – SOLD

(USED) Here we have a late model, EX+++ condition John Mayer signature Martin OM. As most people know, Martin doesn’t seem to do anything too wild with their signature guitars, often just a set of cosmetic appointments that reflect the artists tastes and a signature inlayed into the fingerboard. It’s an approach that has served them well, as evidenced by

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(USED) Simon Fay #10, Gorgeous Luthier-Built Guitar, Redwood, Ziricote – SOLD

(USED) Sometimes a guitar comes into our shop that makes everyone turn their heads, and that is definitely the case with this custom from Simon Fay.  Mr. Fay now has a wait list stretching several years, and we feel very fortunate to get to represent this, just his 10th guitar! At 15″ across the lower bout, it’s about the size of

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(USED) Breedlove King Koa, Cedar, Koa, Stunning! – SOLD

(USED) When we are lucky enough to get one of these Breedlove guitars in, it normally sells swiftly and then we field a few months of phone calls asking “Is it really gone?” and “Do you think you’ll get another one?” We got another one! If you’re reading this listing, you probably already know about the legendary King Koa… Kim

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SOLD – (USED) Lowden F35 Custom Cuban Mahogany, Adironack, #11 of 20 – – SOLD

(USED) We are extremely pleased to once again get to represent this incredible F35 from Lowden! We are not exaggerating when we say that this is one of the best sounding Lowdens that we’ve ever heard. It has undergone the Frank Sanns AO1 process, and has a wonderful tonal complexity that is unusually lush for a mahogany guitar. The Adirondack

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