Dream Guitars
Paul Heumiller
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Weaverville, NC
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2016 Sam Guidry Handmade Guitars SG-2

$7,095
We're quite pleased to offer a new addition to DG's stable: a brand new 2016 SG-2 from luthier Sam Guidry, the senior instructor at the Galloup School of Guitar Building and Repair. By hybridizing the typical SJ body, Guidry provides the player with an instrument characterized by depth and expressiveness, a delicate balance which he achieves with aplomb. For the fingerstylist, this SG-2...
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1994 Randy Wood Guitars Custom 0000 Cutaway

$4,995
This Randy Wood 0000 is wonderfully unique from the tone to the appointments; all speak to a rockin' vintage vibe. The Koa back and sides are evenly colored and figured in two directions, and the Adirondack Spruce top is tight grained and aged to a warm, amber color. Tonally, this guitar has all the great "bark" of Mahogany, but with clarity and wholeness of sound thanks to twenty...
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2006 Petros Dream Series GC

$11,995
This Dream Series GC is amongst the very finest Petros guitars we've laid our hands on. This series was a limited edition of just 10 guitars built with the finest Brazilian Rosewood. This Petros Dream Series is a big, rich-sounding guitar with a tremendous amount of volume and superb projection. Strumming a first position G chord, the attack is punchy and full and the sustain is incredible!...
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2006 Petros Dream Series #2 FS

$11,995
We are very proud of our Dream Series instruments. They are truly special among modern guitars. Special because they are crafted without compromise using the very finest materials and designed with one-of-a-kind features. This Petros Guitars FS (Fingerstyle) Dream Series is adorned with rare Amboyna Burl for the rosette, truss cover and handmade tuner buttons. In addition the entire guitars is...
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1993 Schoenberg Soloist OMC

$8,195
One of Eric Schoenberg's earlier collaborations with T.J. Thompson and Martin, this 1993 Soloist OMC is a firebomb fingerstyle guitar: crisp trebles and a glassy setup with a low profile soft-V neck. With some gorgeous Brazilian Rosewood for the back and sides (with sapwood colors the envy of Cocobolo) and Adirondack Spruce fo the top, this Soloist has the right calibre munitions to drive its...
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2003 Sobell Model 1

$5,995
We're grateful each time a Sobell blesses our shop with its presence--Stefan's builds are consistently resonant, dynamic, and eminently playable. This 2003 Model 1 is no exception! With a 1 13/16" nut for left hand comfort and 25 5/8" scale for crisp intonation in lowered tunings, this Sobell is all the arsenal a fingerstylist could need. You hardly apply any pressure and the...
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2016 Bouchereau Mistral

$5,895
We're quite excited for this Mistral OM as the start of our relationship with Canada-based builder Loïc Bortot of Bouchereau Guitars--one strum, and you'll see why. This 2016 Mistral is a finely-honed machine capable of rendering your black-and-white arrangements in full technicolor. The voice is remarkable: profoundly clear, instantly responsive, a focused edge with flatpicks,...
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2006 Montero, Antonio Marin Bouchet

$8,995
This 2006 Bouchet model from the father of the Granada school of builders, Antonio Marin, is richer than King Midas and sweeter than ambrosia. Featuring a fabulous set of Brazilian Rosewood for the back and sides and Spruce top, this Bouchet model is beautiful to both the eye and the ear--and both your left and right hands, as the setup on this Classical is glass-smooth and effortless to play.We...
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1998 McCollum Meaghan

$8,995
If this guitar were a dessert, it'd be a slice of New York cheesecake with raspberry drizzle: decadently rich, creamy, and an explosion to the senses. The first time we pulled this 1998 McCollum Meaghan out of the case and tuned it up, we were shocked by the sheer volume of the thing! And that was before we gave it new strings.The voice is something straight out of Hollywood: huge and...
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1969 Martin D-35

$6,495
After 1969, Martin largely abandoned the use of Brazilian Rosewood due to increasing environmental issues and supply struggles. That makes this D-35 one of the last standard Dreadnoughts that Martin would build with that awesome tonewood for decades to come. As such, we were surprised to find such a fine set of Brazilian for the back and sides on this D-35, and of course the Adirondack Spruce top...
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2004 Goodall TMdROM

$4,495
Interested in a livewire OM with crackling trebles and crisp responsiveness? Look no further than this 2004 TMDROM from the father-son duo at Goodall Guitars with Madagascar Rosewood back and sides and Adirondack Spruce for the top. Part of their Traditional line, this OM has tasteful herringbone trim, a partially scalloped bracing system, and open gear Waverly tuners for all those good vintage...
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2016 Ennis, Anthony M. Unibody

$4,295
Tony's been cooking up some gorgeous Classicals in his home shop in Walhalla, South Carolina--this brand new 2016 Unibody is an excellent example of what happens when the rich basses of Padauk back and sides meet the warmth and balance of a Redwood top. What a voice! Sonorous as church bells with the urgency of a thunderstorm on the horizon, this Ennis Unibody offers up profound depths with...
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2016 Noemi Guitars Baritone

$5,995
Paul's been pretty busy as of late wrangling new builders for the shop, and as a result we have some powerful new additions to our lineup. Enter: Noemi Schembri, an Italian builder with an original aesthetic and loudly expressive guitars. Here we have a new 2016 Baritone which Noemi built for the Santa Barbara show and was an instant hit at the event. We're not surprised: this Baritone is...
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2014 Noemi Guitars SJ

$4,995
The second guitar from the Santa Barbara show that Paul hand picked from Italian luthier Noemi Schembri, this 2014 SJ is the balanced, expressive, and lightweight solution to all your needs. Clean and loud whether with flatpicks or fingertips--you'll love the consistently bright and responsive voice for everything from DADGAD ballads to Bluegrass solos. The treble strings are very present,...
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1984 Paul Jacobson Guitars Classical

$6,995
This Paul Jacobson classical has the quintessential Spanish tone: clear and even. The combination of bold, resonant Brazilian Rosewood and strong, articulate European Spruce is phenomenal, and clearly demonstrates why the two are industry favorites. Craftsmanship of this level is not often achieved; every detail has been been executed impeccably. The playability is perfect for the concert...
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2004 Froggy Bottom H-12 Deluxe

$7,495
A big thanks to Michael Millard and his team at Froggy Bottom Guitars: this 2004 H-12 Deluxe is a dream machine for the fingerpicking guitarist! Gorgeously flamed Koa back and sides, check. Adirondack Spruce top, check. 12-fret neck for an extra dose of warmth and easy playability, check. Playing this guitar is a charged experience; the voice is crisp and energetic, and the projection is...
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2016 Rein RJN-3C

$8,695
We count our lucky stars when a fingerstyle guitar of this calibre comes into our store. Hot off the presses from St. Louis builder Thomas Rein, we have a brand new, 2016 RJN-3C that's packing some serious heat with its combination of Malaysian Blackwood and European Moon Spruce. In light of increasing restrictions on Brazilian Rosewood trade, many builders are turning to alternatives like...
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2015 MJ Franks Guitars OM-D

$5,495
Mike Franks has done it again--this 2015 Legend OM-D Deep Body Orchestra Model is a triumph of tone, playability, and, projection. Set up smooth as glass, this OM is a delight to play Bluegrass tunes on, or Texas ballads; a great guitar for the solo Americana singer-songwriter. Flatpicking brings out the rumble in the bass for sure, but the setup accomodates fingerpicking just as easily without...
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1989 Manzer White Rose

$9,995
Whenever Linda Manzer is involved, you know the instrument in question is going to have an interesting story. This white beauty, naturally, carries an impressive history within its' pearly body. In 1989 Linda was commissioned to build this guitar for a man's lover, and it was to have no black anywhere on the guitar. Instead, The OM was to be white and red (hence Indian Rosewood for the...
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2003 National Reso-Phonic Style III

$4,995
Shining like a silver dollar, this 2003 National Resophonic Style III in Nickel-plated Brass is worth every penny. Bedecked with "Lilly of the Valley" engraving of vines and flowers twining around the soundholes, bridge, and back and set up with a tricone resonator, this Style III is the cat's meow of resophonic guitars. Practically immaculate, this National Resophonic has a mirror...
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2009 Otto Rauch Guitars Mumbo Jumbo

$7,495
From German luthier Otto Rauch we have a powerful example of the kind of richness and clarity a nylon string instrument can achieve. This 2009 "Mumbo Jumbo" Concert Classical is built from a beautiful set of Madagascar Rosewood for the back and sides and an Italian Spruce top--and the latter gives this Classical its fierce projection. Designed with a smaller player in mind, this...
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2007 Henderson D-28

$24,995
You know it's going to be a good night when you've got a Dreadnought from Wayne Henderson in your hands. This 2007 D-28 with Brazilian Rosewood and Appalachian Spruce may look cut a smoky figure with its shade top finish, but the voice is clear as a bell and loud as a July 4th cannon. Wayne's trademark "violin-style" headstock is here in all its glory, with a Brazilian...
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2016 Wilborn Guitars Bantam

$5,895
Looks like a firecracker, explodes like a cannon. This brand new 2016 Bantam from Ben Wilborn is the answer to every guitarists' prayer for a small instrument with a larger-than-life voice. Featuring Ben's taste for jaw-dropping colors, this Bantam has one of the most beautiful sets of Indian Rosewood we've ever seen, and the Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard and bridge exhibit a...
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2000 Sheppard GC-1 Deluxe

$4,745
Wickedly opened up and responsive as a firecracker, this 2000 GC Deluxe from Gerald Sheppard is a hot player at a competitive price. We haven't heard a Cedar-topped guitar this loud in some time, and the voice still retains the warmth and dynamism typical for Cedar, making this a deadly combination of projection and richness.Featuring Indian Rosewood for the back and sides and bound with...
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2016 Wilborn Guitars Ellie Belle

$6,645
We wish more guitars sounded as good as this brand new Ellie Belle from Reno-based luthier Ben Wilborn. Part of his new lineup of body styles, this 2016 Ellie Belle is lightweight but rich, and adorned with a sharp sense of style. Cuban Mahogany never sounded so good as here for the back and sides, and Ben applied a light burst to the Adirondack Spruce top to match that gorgeous Mahogany...
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2008 Schwartz, Sheldon Advanced Auditorium Cutaway

$9,145
Sheldon Schwartz may just be a miracle worker--the voice of this Advanced Auditorium is seraphic. In pairing Cocobolo Rosewood back and sides with a gorgeous Engelmann Spruce top, Schwartz gave this Grand Auditorium-sized guitar a tonal palette which is rich but controlled, with a great balance across the registers. Flatpickers, rejoice: the Advanced Auditorium responds with resounding projection...
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2009 Kraut OM

$10,995
A 2009 OM from Ray Kraut? Yes, please! This one is among the finest fingerstyle guitars on the market. The voice is equal parts cannon and serenade, with rich, rolling basses that fill out the tone and a flawless string-to-string balance that keeps the voice even and articulate for both aggressive and delicate attacks. The Brazilian Rosewood of the back, sides, fretboard, and bridge is drop your...
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2016 Pellerin Guitars Jumbo Sunburst

$7,195
Straight from Michel Pellerin's shop in Quebec, Canada to the Santa Barbara show in California, then finally here to Dream Guitars, this brand new 2016 Prestige Premium Jumbo has had quite the journey. And, like any seasoned traveller, this Pellerin Jumbo has some stories to tell with its immense, sonorous voice. Paul hand picked this Bird's-Eye-Maple-and-Engemann-Spruce beauty at Santa...
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2005 Collings 002HMhG

$3,495
This 2005 Collings is an excellent companion to the Trad fingerpicker inside you. With Mahogany and European Spruce, This 002HMhG has a tight, focused voice with an extra touch of warmth from the 12-fret neck that allows for even response across the strings and a hearty projection. In excellent condition, this Collings feels and plays as good as it looks, and has a wider fretboard (1 13/16"...
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2007 Martin D-28 Authentic 1937

$18,495
Widely regarded as the finest year to be a D-28 at the Martin factory, 1937 has been synonymous with the classic Martin Dreadnought sound ever since. So it should come as no surprise that once Martin got into the game of making spec-for-spec recreations of their original vintage instruments that they'd turn to the 1937 D-28 for inspiration. This is one of the original run of 50 D-28 Authentic...
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