Dream Guitars
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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
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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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1997 Ruck, Robert Concert

$10,495
Robert Ruck is one of the most revered contemporary builders in the Classical Guitar world--from the first pass of the plane to the final buffing of the finish, Ruck's attention to detail yields a powerful, resonant creature. Built in 1997, this Concert guitar has gorgeous Brazilian Rosewood for the back and sides, and an umber Cedar top that ramps up the warmth and balance.The trebles have...
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2016 Lehmann & Cole Louis Panormo

$5,295
Luthiers Bernie Lehmann and Jeff Cole have teamed up to create a unique offering: a tribute to Louis Panormo's "Spanish Style" guitars from 1830s London. Constructed with modern techniques and materials at hand, this Panormo marries the traditional--like Brazilian-Rosewood-and-Spruce laminated sides and a bees wax finished top--with the contemporary--see the graphite-reinforced...
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2006 Paul Jacobson Guitars Classical

$4,995
Built in 2006, this Jacobson Classical has seen countless hours on stage and in the practice hall, all the while opening up more and more fully, becoming louder and better defined with each successful performance. Now, a decade later this Classical has graduated from firecracker to mortar shell: the sheer volume is impressive, especially considering the Cedar top and Indian Rosewood body!The...
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2010 Blanchard Sugar Pine

$7,795
This 2010 Sugar Pine from Mark Blanchard is sweet as honey and clear as a tall glass water. For the fingerstylist, this Madagascar-Rosewood-and-Italian-Spruce 12-fret is the kind of guitar you can enjoy for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert--the voice is impeccably balanced and impressively opened up (it's only a few years old), responding quickly to both light and aggressive attacks.We...
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2012 Kolaya MJ

$3,495
Built as the Cedar-topped twin to Kolaya #31, a Cocobolo-and-White-Spruce MJ, this Kolaya is a powerful example of how Cedar can give a guitar extra warmth in the middle registers while simultaneously fattening the trebles and coloring the bass. Played in standard or dropped into DADGAD, the Kolaya has a pronounced and well-defined bass, and the setup strikes a perfect balance for both...
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2010 Thames, Michael Concert

$4,995
The combination of Italian Spruce and Brazilian Rosewood is to fingerstyle guitars what lettuce and tomatoes are to sandwiches: the perfect complement. This 2010 Classical from Santa Fe, New Mexico-based luthier Michael Thames is just the sort of perfection you need, if you're interested in a guitar with clear, present bass notes and pronounced, articulate trebles.The setup is silky and fast...
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2016 Oxwood Handmade 0

$5,995
The point at which contemporary design meets traditional shapes, that is where this brand new 2016 Oxwood Handmade 00 resides. The Wenge-over-Bloodwood rosette and assymetrical headstock attest to Brad Daniels' fresh taste, lending this guitar an exciting flavor which complements the curves of the 00 body of Brazilian Rosewood and Lutz Spruce without dominating the otherall...
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2016 Fischer, Steve Concerto

$7,745
This brand new 2016 Fischer Concerto will snag you hook, line, and sinker--from the flawless string-to-string balance to the astonishing clarity in the bass, this guitar is a knockout. Steve picked some beautiful Flamed European Maple for the back and sides (which also adorns the headstock) and paired it with a creamy Engelmann Spruce top, bound in Cocobolo.Visually, the Concerto is a classic...
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2012 Kolaya MJ

$3,495
In our shop of fingerstyle guitars, this 2012 Kolaya (Brad Daniels) MJ fits perfectly. With its 16" lower bout and Cocobolo back and sides, this guitar exhibits deep, rolling bass notes, themselves crisp and well-defined. Fleshed out with a balanced middle register and trebles with a juicy brand of clarity, thanks to the White Spruce top, this MJ is the envy of less well-balanced guitars...
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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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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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2006 Montero, Antonio Marin Bouchet

$8,495
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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