Category Archive: Recent Arrivals

(NEW) Baleno Size 2 Parlour Guitar, Carpathian Spruce, East Indian Rosewood – $2,995

(NEW) Without a doubt, and by a large margin, Chuck Baleno’s Size 2 is our favorite modern parlour guitar.  Mr. Baleno uses modern voicing methods to produce a guitar that punches well above its weight class.  In fact, it’s not unusual in our shop to hear a big, bold dreadnought being strummed, only to turn the corner and find out

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(NEW) Collings 360 LT-M, Offset w/ Mastery Bridge and Vibrato, Doghair Finish – $3,600

(NEW) While firmly grounded in the iconic sounds of the offset guitar world, Bill Collings augmented the formula with a set neck and short scale length, delivering a resonance and feel that is distinctly his own.  It comes as no surprise to us that their longtime partners-in-tone, Lollar Pickups, offers a pickup that perfectly compliments the response and range of the 360

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(NEW) Collings 360 LT-M, Offset w/ Mastery Bridge and Vibrato, Tobacco Sunburst – $3,465

(NEW) While firmly grounded in the iconic sounds of the offset guitar world, Bill Collings augmented the formula with a set neck and short scale length, delivering a resonance and feel that is distinctly his own.  It comes as no surprise to us that their longtime partners-in-tone, Lollar Pickups, offers a pickup that perfectly compliments the response and range of the

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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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(NEW) Huss & Dalton T-0014 Road Edition, All Mahogany – $2,844

(NEW) When Huss & Dalton announced that they would open up their “Road Edition” appointments to any model in the line, we decided it was time to have a little fun with the concept!  We wanted to take some of their most beloved custom models, simplify the cosmetics and bring the price down without sacrificing any of the tone and

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(NEW) Collings D1A-T, Traditional Model, Adirondack, Mahogany, Sunburst – SOLD

(NEW) For your consideration, a superb Mahogany dreadnought from the team at Collings.  By going with a thinner nitrocellulose lacquer finish, animal glue construction and a slightly re-tuned bracing system, these new Traditional guitars add a level of warmth and punch to the Collings build, taking the tone in a more vintage-inspired direction.  On this guitar we went with a

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(NEW) Collings Baby 2 – Custom Cocobolo – SOLD

So…let us turn our thoughts to some of the great questions of the Ages…. Can a guitar sound “big” and “small” at the same time? Can a guitar be “warm” AND “bright” at the same time? Can a guitar model referred to as a “Baby” serve as someone’s primary instrument? Can one find happiness with JUST ONE guitar? We think the answer to all of life’s questions,

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(NEW) Collings OM1 Traditional, OM1-T, Sitka Spruce, Mahogany – SOLD

(NEW) If the sound of a standard Collings is a bit “bright” or “modern” for your ears, take a look at the new Traditional line.  These instruments have a number of spec adjustments and construction nuances that give them a warmer, more vintage-inspired tone, right out of the box.  The midrange is dialed back ever-so-slightly, and there is an emphasis on

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(NEW) Beard “Copper Mountain” Square-Neck Guitar – $1,500

(NEW) Beard Guitars’ Copper Mountain line takes a new and innovative approach to resonator construction.  The composite-material back design offers plenty of volume and projection and produces a rich, even tone that you must hear to believe. American made! Built by hand in Hagerstown, MD, this guitar features Paul Beard’s triple-spun Legend Cone™ and Original #14™ Spider, Bass reflex baffle and a solid Maple neck.  All

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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) Collings D2G, German Spruce Top, Rosewood, Vintage Now Neck – $3,250

(USED) Some of our very favorite Indian rosewood dreadnoughts have German spruce tops, and Collings understands this tonewood combination very well indeed.  The German spruce, being typically stiffer than Sitka, brings a focus to the overtones inherent in the rosewood, so the resulting guitar is loud and warm, but also very articulate with just a dash of complexity.  The top

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(NEW) Waterloo Jumbo King Deluxe, Sitka, Mahogany, Full Body Burst – $2,610

(NEW) How about a little luxury with your ‘Loo? The WL-JK Deluxe is the fancied-up version of the Waterloo Jumbo King, the only large guitar in the lineup. The Jumbo King is based on Regal’s historic Recording King model, and shares that model’s 5″ body depth, 15 3/4″ lower bout width, and unmistakable big, dry sound. This instrument has a

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(NEW) Bishline “Harvest” Maple 5-String Banjo – Loaded with Features!! – $2,995

Hey, It’s “Harvest Time” at Bishline, our banjo-building buddies in Tulsa Oklahoma. Quickly becoming our favorite bluegrass banjo brand to get real creative with regard to custom features, we are proud to feature the Bishline brand from our pal Rob Bishline. The fit and finish of these banjos rivals the finest (and costliest) instruments on the market and the tone is responsive, strong,

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(NEW) Collings D2HT Traditional Dreadnought, Sitka, Indian Rosewood – $4,770

(NEW) A project several years in the making, the Collings Traditional series takes the expertly built Collings dreadnought and tweaks a few features for a more vintage-inspired voice. We can immediately hear the warmer voice in the T models, and these guitars are able to retain the signature Collings clarity, balance and power while slightly dialing back the midrange. The

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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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