Category Archive: Recent Arrivals

SOLD – (NEW) Custom Stiver F model, Torrefied Carpathian Spruce! – fern inlay – fantastic!! – $5,500

(NEW) Without reservation, we express our long-standing reverence for Stiver mandolins. They are among the finest in the world, and we get excited whenever we get our hands on one.There is no more HONEST mandolin being made today as they are, one at a time, by hand, in Mr. Stiver’s Polk, PA workshop. Since the 500 or so Stiver mandolins out there pretty

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SOLD – (NEW) Waterloo WL-14X TR, X-Braced, Truss Rod, Baked Sitka Top – $1,980

(NEW) Leave it to Collings, they never rest on their laurels!  Wondering if a great thing could be made even better, Bill and the team decided that it was time to experiment with torrefied Sitka spruce on their flagship WL-14 model, and this is one of a limited run of “baked” Waterloos.  Thermally cured or torrefied tops have swept the acoustic

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(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) 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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(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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(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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(USED) Collings C10 Deluxe, Black Top, Doghair Back and Sides – $4,295

(USED) This C10 Deluxe was designed to turn heads.  Sporting a black top, Collings’ world-famous “Doghair” finish on the back and sides, and bold perloid peghead and pick guard, it’s impossible not to notice this guitar.  Made to be played, studio or stage, let no man say that this C10 does not ROCK. Sitka spruce top, mahogany back and sides,

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(USED) Beard RF Round-Neck Resophonic Guitar, Mahogany, Full Body Burst – $3,250

(USED, JUST ARRIVED) The R Body Shape is the smallest of the Beard Guitars line. It produces the clear sustained highs and punchy low-end associated with a traditional Dobro sound. The Beard R, Vintage R, RF, Tut Taylor™, and RFB Models have the R body shape. The Beard RF Model combines a traditional R body shape and F holes with Paul

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(USED) 1996 Collings C10 Cutaway, Sitka, Mahogany, Sunburst – $3,695

(USED) Another “vintage” Collings has arrived!  This C10 dates from October of 1996, and is one of the earliest Collings guitars currently in our shop.  We get many calls for Collings guitars that are structurally sound but might have some “character marks” or “battle scars” and this is one of those instruments.  Ready to gig and not afraid of dings!

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