Dream Guitars
Paul Heumiller
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2007 Claxton, Ed EM

$12,495
This 2007 EM from Ed Claxton tastes like the first time you bit into real New York cheesecake: rich as sin and silk-smooth. With Brazilian Rosewood and Italian Spruce, who'd be surprised? Each and every note intonates wonderfully across the fretboard, and the neck profile is gossamer and fast. If you crave a setup that's buttery and easy, look no further. The bass response has an...
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2010 Sifel Creek Guitars 15.5" Cutaway

$8,495
Mike Byle has been cooking up splendid guitars for years now, and recently sent us two beauties which he's had in his shop as show models for a few years now. This, his 15.5" Cutaway, is done up in a pretty set of Madagascar Rosewood for the back and sides and a Sitka Spruce top with some gorgeous alternating color across the grain. Set up for a nimble left hand, this guitar plays like...
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2011 Traugott R

$21,995
How can one man manage to pull so much tone and understated beauty out of a few board feet of wood, a dash of bone, and a few frets? Every time a Traugott comes through our doors we ask ourselves this question anew. This 2011 Model R is, frankly, like having a six-string piano in your lap. The voice drips with butter-rich tone, but retains crystalline clarity across all the registers. Pluck the...
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2016 Ivanov Guitars Manouche Blanche

$7,495
Light as a feather this 2016 Manouche Blanche may be, but there's more meat to these strings than you can shake a pick at. Brand new and set up by the man himself, Dontcho Ivanov, this Gypsy Jazz guitar plays effortlessly and can crank up the volume without missing a beat, letting those sparkly trebles ring out! And Maple is the name of the game here, folks: European Maple back, sides, and...
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2014 Rubio Guitars Custom Nylon Archtop

$6,495
Sawdust from Spruce and Cedar has been in the Rubio family's blood for generations. With German Vazquez, the blood runs thick: under his hands traditional materials and techniques dovetail into gorgeous instruments for both the eye and the ear. This 2014 Custom Nylon Archtop Crossover is a powerful example of that prowess at work--African Blackwood and German Spruce offer depth and clarity,...
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2008 Sifel Creek Guitars 15" Cutaway

$7,995
Mike Byle has been cooking up splendid guitars for years now, and recently sent us two beauties which he's had in his shop as show models for a few years now. This 2008 15" Cutaway has a gorgeous set of Cocobolo Rosewood back and sides that's married to its Adirondack Spruce top with tasteful Maple bindings and a Venetian Cutaway. Add to that a soundport in the upper bout and a...
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2009 Kelday OM

$5,495
Consistency of tone and even response: this 2009 Kelday OM has both in spades. Bringing together some gorgeous Brazilian Rosewood and Cedar, William Kelday offers us powerful proof that the OM-size guitar is still an amazing instrument. Fingerstyle or flatpicks, this Kelday feels familiar and easy with a 25.4" scale and 1 13/16" nut for deft left hand work.The trebles have this quick,...
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2016 Preston Thompson Guitars 000-14BA

$14,495
Just when we thought our day couldn't get any better, this brand new 000-14BA came strolling through the door from PKT Guitars' workshop in Sisters, Oregon. It was something of a homecoming, too, since the Brazilian Rosewood back and sides came from our own private stash--and brother, was it good to see that straight-grained set return to us joined with a 45-style center strip. That's...
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2005 Bown OM

$7,495
When we tell you an instrument is just about perfect, you know we're not kidding. This 2005 Bown OM? In order to be more dynamic, it'd have to two guitars. For the singer-songwriter looking for an OM-size guitar that accompanies their voice with a strong, vigorous tone that doesn't upstage their own pyrotechnics, this Bown fits the bill. For the accomplished fingerstylist who needs...
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2007 Traphagen, Dake B.R.S.

$6,995
Dake Traphagen is one of our very favorite American luthiers. He has the rare ability to pull immense amounts of tone from a guitar to create a powerful tool for your music. This Concert is crafted from exquisite Brazilian Rosewood dated back to 1727 which is paired with a vibrant European Spruce top. The treble strings are very strong with wonderful projection and colorful musicality; bass notes...
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1998 Claxton, Ed EM

$6,495
This baby does it all. In essentially the same shape since its birth in 1998, this Claxton EM can take whatever tuning or genre you throw at it and make something beautiful out of it. The classic combination of Indian Rosewood and Sitka Spruce has rarely sounded so crisp, even, and projective--at Claxton's SJ-size, this EM has a huge voice, but its lightweight construction makes for a guitar...
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1992 Sobell Model 1 Cutaway

$10,495
Life tastes a pinch sweeter with a Sobell in your hands, sure, but when you first put finger to string with this 1992 Sobell Model 1 there's enough sugar to sweeten a year's coffee. Majestically opened up, this Brazilian-and-German-Spruce Model 1 sings with complex and colorful mid tones and trebles which cut like a knife. The bass register is woody, warm, and well-balanced--perfect for...
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2016 Cervantes, Alejandro Crossover I PE/Spruce

$2,249
The Cervantes Concert Crossover 1 from Alejandro Cervantes' Avant-Garde Series is one of our most popular nylon string guitars. Players of all styles from Brazilian to Jazz to Classical are drawn to the unique combination of serious tone and great playability. This one is his Crossover 1 PE, for Palo Escrito, which is the tonewood used here along with a Spruce top for a vibrant, projective...
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1997 Manzer 12 String

$12,495
The 12-string market just got a little brighter: we have a 1997 12-string from Linda Manzer in Koa and Sitka Spruce! The 25 5/8" scale has easy playability and great intonation across the numerous string gauges in play here, and the added comforts of a Manzer Wedge and Venetian Cutaway make this instrument further improve that playability.p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px...
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2001 Manzer Cowpoke Fan Fret

$18,995
In the pursuit for the perfect fingerstyle guitar, you might want to give this 2001 Manzer a go: the combination of Linda's larger Cow Poke body, fanned frets (27" on the bass and 25 5/8" on the treble), and Manzer Wedge make this guitar a force to be reckoned with. Altered tunings across the spectrum intonate beautifully with the multi-scale fingerboard, and the combination of...
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2003 Schwartz, Sheldon Advanced Auditorium

$3,995
A thundercloud built with Red Cedar and Birdseye Maple, this 2003 Advanced Auditorium from Sheldon Schwartz is an excellent guitar for just about every application. The setup strikes a neat balance for both fingerstyle and flatpicking, and we found that this Advanced Auditorium gobbled up lowered tunings for breakfast.You're looking at a guitar with a voice to fill rooms with ease, combing...
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2016 Dehradun Guitar Company Concert

$4,295
We've been out and about at the shows this past year to find the next great builders for DG to represent--and brother have we found some! Recently Paul met with David Murray, founder of the India-based Dehradun Guitar Company, who had an impressive Concert-size guitar to show. Long story short, we ended up snagging one for ourselves.This brand new Dehradun Concert has a rich tone and serious...
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2005 Martin 000-28 Eric Clapton #10853

$2,495
A floor-stompin' good time is what you'll have whenever you pick up this fun-loving 2005 Martin 000-28EC. Whether it's blues standards in Standard or some country fingerpickin' in DADF#AD or Open G, this Eric Clapton has a nicely-opened-up voice and more growl than you can shake a pack of strings at. The frets shine enough to clean your teeth in them, thanks to our repair team,...
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2002 Desmond Guitars Classical

$4,995
A rich and resonant offering from Florida-based luthier Robert Desmond, this 2002 Classical in Brazilian Rosewood and Spruce has opened up into a sweet and resonant force to be reckoned with. Playability across the neck is smooth and comfortable, and position markers at the fifth and seventh frets help to orient your left hand without detracting from Desmond's traditional aesthetic...
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2000 Beauregard OMC

$9,495
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Verdana}Mario Beauregard made a beautiful, resonant instrument in 2000 with this OM--then in 2008 he had a second chance to polish it until it shined! In order to implement his latest voicing techniques, Mario decided to retop this OM and replace the neck with one that featured a glassy new profile. That brand new German Spruce top, when paired...
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2016 Beneteau M

$6,995
How does Marc Beneteau manage to create a guitar with such pinpoint clarity and startling depth? It's like peering into a deep pool of water in the middle of winter, listening to this 2016 M model: you can see clear to the bottom, and it's a long way down. Each string is powerful, and powerfully balanced with the others, rendering the voice complex, but bracingly articulate. If...
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2011 Brown Dreadnought

$6,995
With enough inlay to satisfy the needs of an entire collection of guitars, this 2011 Presentation Dreadnought from Asheville luthier Larry K. Brown is the very model of intricate, meticulous detail. Brown, famous for his Renaissance period instruments, has built over 1800 instruments, ranging from lutes and cellos to Gibson L-00 copies.The inlay work which adorns the headstock, fretboard,...
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1983 Bernabe, Paulino Classical

$4,995
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Verdana}We've got an excellent piece of Classical guitar history in the shop today: a 1983 Paulino Bernabe Sr. in Indian Rosewood and Bearclaw Spruce. After learning the art of Classical lutherie from none other than José Ramirez III, Bernabe Sr. opened his own shop in 1969, where he pioneered a new bracing system.This particular...
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1931 Martin OM-18

$24,995
One of the holy grails of Martin: a 1931 OM-18. Freshly restored to peak playing condition by our very own repair staff, this OM-18 has the voice of a well-seasoned angel over 80 years in the making, but the hot-off-the-presses playability of a new instrument! Weighing in at a lean 3lb 3oz, this OM-18 has an immense voice; the bass is dry and pronounced, and those treble strings crackle with...
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2015 Ryan Paradiso Grand Concert

$8,995
Practically brand new, this 2015 Paradiso Grand Concert from Kevin Ryan is everything you could hope for out of a medium-sized fingerstyle guitar: flawless articulation, consistent balance across the registers, glassy playability--and that's just for starters. Part of Ryan's signature sound is a great balance between warmth and clarity, which this Paradiso exhibits handsomely; passages in...
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1989 Paul Jacobson Guitars Classical

$5,495
With a fundamental that's profoundly rich and glassy playability, this 1989 Classical from Paul Jacobson stands as a resounding testament to Jacobson's skills. Over 20 years old, this instrument sings with a powerfully opened-up voice that is characterized by an aggressive bass register and trebles with the perfect amount of pop to linger in the air for long seconds. Once she's in...
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2016 Rodriguez, Thomas 20th Anniversary Classical

$19,995
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1995 Froggy Bottom B12

$9,995
Michael Millard outdoes himself yet again: this 1995 B12 is a cannon with strings. The classic combination of Brazilian Rosewood and Adirondack Spruce works its usual magic here, giving the voice expansive depth and a fiery projection--but with a 12-fret neck, this B12 has a sweet little warm patch in the mids that balance out the tone. If you're looking for a Froggy Bottom that is quick and...
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2002 Klein Guitars L45.7

$10,495
Getting a Klein in your shop is like opening your birthday presents and finding exactly what you asked for: the gift of this Klein is, like all of Steve's guitars, a gift of immense proportions. Frankly, we wonder were Steve manages to find so many gorgeous sets for his larger-than-life tops and backs, like the gorgeous Sitka Spruce and Flamed Maple here. Bound in yet more Maple and with...
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1995 John Gilbert Classical

$7,995
May he rest in peace, John Gilbert was a force of innovation for Classical guitar construction in the U.S. in the latter part of the 20th Century, and two of his most well-known contributions are both present on this 1995 Concert Classical in Indian Rosewood and Cedar. First, Gilbert created a new style of bridge which employed individual metal saddles for each string, enabling the player or...
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