Folkway Music
Waterloo, ON
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Folkway is open from 11 AM to 6 PM Tuesday to Friday, and from 10 AM to 5 PM on Saturday.

Folkway Music accepts Visa, Mastercard, money order, bank transfer, or cash.

Folkway Music ships internationally. On applicable instruments, we'll help acquire the CITES permits that may be needed as quickly as possible. We most frequently use FedEx, but can arrange to ship with any carrier, at a customers request.

Folkway Music offers a 48 hour approval period. We will refund your payment if you are not 100% satisfied with your instrument. All shipping costs are non-refundable, however, and are the responsibility of the purchaser.

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2007 Bruand Couronne D'ébène

$3,495
Meticulous and above-and-beyond aesthetic consideration was given to this Quebec-made classical. A keen eye will notice the understated finesse; a meticulously made headstock overlay, and also the rosewood back which joins nicely into the heel graft. The guitar sports a single dot marker on the 7th fret which we suspect was put in after the guitar was made. It’s a very unique guitar, and a very...
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2011 Santa Cruz H Model

$2,950
This 14-fret H model marries the high-level craftsmanship that Santa Cruz is famous for with the blueprint that Gibson drew up for the venerable L-00 in the early 1930’s. It’s a beautifully executed creation, with a better-than-new factory refinish and master-grade tone woods. The guitar originally arrived to Folkway with minor finish staining due to the dye of its original factory-issued...
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1945 Gibson "Banner" LG-2

$4,495
Here’s a guitar we last saw in 2005, when it was for sale at Folkway. We’ve found our original write up from back then, and things have pretty much not changed a bit with the guitar since. It’s an absurdly good sounding all-mahogany LG-2, with a great feeling neck, no cracks, and dashing looks. Here’s the description from back then, exactly as it was posted on our Gibson page in May of 2005. The...
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1947 Martin 00-17

$3,799
Serial # 98932. It’s no secret that we’re big fans of smaller-bodied mahogany guitars here at Folkway, so we’re naturally pretty excited about this early ’47 00-17. Its one that’s just come through our repair shop with a neck reset, new frets, new bone saddle, and fresh tuner buttons. It’s in excellent condition, despite plenty of edge-wear and the patina of an old guitar that’s not spent much...
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2015 Fender® Dusty Hill Signature Precision Bass®

$3,535
Serial # 2861. The Fender Custom Shop’s Dusty Hill Signature Precision bass was a joint project between Fender and the legendary ZZ Top bass player. An entirely unique instrument, the Dusty Hill bass features a light weight ash body with rear-routed controls, as custom-designed Seymour Duncan pickup, quartersawn maple neck with reverse headstock and 9.5” radius, and aged nitro finish. At 7.4...
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1964 Fender® Stratocaster® Refin

$6,295
Serial # L52814, neck dated December 1964. With its cool shell pink relic finish, awesome feeling neck and classic staggered-pole Strat tone, this ’64 is a perfect player’s guitar. This consigned guitar was refinished a couple of times, it seems, and we’ve been told that it was most recently candy-apple red. It’s had a Floyd Rose trem cavity filled, and the headstock’s knob replaced. Good...
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Fender® 2004 Fender® Stratocaster® John English Masterbuilt 50th Ann

$10,455
Serial # 4620. Built by John English. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Stratocaster, Fender issued their most painstakingly accurate reproduction of those first Strats. Every detail of the guitar was designed specifically for this Limited Release Masterbuilt instrument, and many of the unique-to-1954 features were recreated for the first time in 50 years. The guitar features a...
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Taylor Taylor 214ce Quilted maple

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The all-gloss 214ce-QM DLX is among the best looking Taylor guitars, sounds incredible, is equipped with Taylors cutting-edge ES2 Pickup System, and comes with a deluxe hardshell case. Oh, and it’s made from deeply figured quilted maple, features gorgeous white and black bindings and a neck made of matching quarter-sawn maple. Taylor pulled out all the stops in their new Deluxe 214ce-QM, and...
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2015 Fender® American Vintage '58 Tele® Reissue

$1,520
The late 50’s were an important time for the Telecaster. Around this time Fender was making numerous design changes to their line in response to player’s needs and desires - including a change to a slimmer D carve neck profile from the original U carve. This great American Vintage ’58 Telecaster Reissue sports a chunky yet comfortable D carve neck amongst other late 50’s appropriate...
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1956 Gibson Southern Jumbo

$6,500
FON U2536. One of those rare, rare guitars that have survived the years as if they hadn’t happened. This ’56 Southern Jumbo is an exceptional example, nearly unplayed, and crack-free. The guitar is as close to perfect as they can be, with not a single reglued or loose brace, perfect neck angle, unworn frets, and original kluson tuners and lacquered-in nut. A beautiful instrument, the guitar’s...
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Taylor 312 12 Fret

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For this custom ordered Taylor 12-Fret we opted to omit the venetian cutaway and Expression System 2 pickup that comes standard with the model, making this guitar an exceptional sounding 12-fret at great value. This is a very well balanced guitar and projects far beyond what one would expect from a Grand Concert body size. The guitar is clear, balanced, and offers all the tone and feel that...
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2010 Gibson John Hiatt J-45

$2,995
Serial # 10670005. This Gibson Custom Shop John Hiatt model takes the shape of the classic J-45 and combines it with Hiatt’s own distinct design specifications, making for a guitar that has custom appeal with classic J-45 tone. The Hiatt model comes equipped with an up-scaled hardware set; it’s decorated with vintage-style nickel tuners, fires stripe pickguard, and a belly-up rosewood bridge...
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2013 Bourgeois Aged Tone Adirondack Slope D Short Scale

$3,235
Serial # 006206. We’re big fans of Dana Bourgeois and his company - they simply make some beautiful guitars. We’re quite excited by this great sounding Aged Tone Series Slope D, with short scale, Torrefied Adirondack spruce top and Mahogany back and sides. It displays the superb craftsmanship, incredible tone and ease of play that we have come to expect from Bourgeois. But the extra special bits...
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1989 Fender® '57 Strat® Reissue

$2,085
1989 ’57 Fender Stratocaster reissue Serial # 045777, pots and neck dated to 1989. This ridiculously clean ’57 Strat reissue offers all one would expect from an American made Fender Vintage reissue; excellent build quality and parts, and that lively characteristic single-coil Fender chime. This model features specifications matching the original ’57 Stratocasters including vintage-style...
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2015 Paul Reed Smith McCarty Model

$2,985
This handsome PRS, serial #215818, pays respect to Ted McCarty, President of Gibson Guitars from 1950-1966, whom Paul Reed Smith called in to consult with his company in the 1980’s. Ted was a big influence and dear friend at PRS. The McCarty model features an understated “10 top” flame maple top and thicker-than-usual mahogany body for great sustain. To make "10-Top" status, a PRS top must...
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2005 Taylor 314 Lefty

$965
The 314 is one of Taylor’s most popular models and has an excellent reputation for playability, great sound and gig-worthy reliability. This left-handed 314 has been fairly well looked after over it’s 11 year life. It has minimal fret wear and a couple scuff marks on the back binding, and a small ding in the headstock, but is in otherwise great shape. Its voice is mature, developed and open -...
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2008 Collings City Limits Deluxe

$3,880
Serial # CL7255. A positively gorgeous solidbody, the CL features a highly figured maple top, one-piece Honduran mahogany body with belly contour, hand-set mortise and tenon neck joint, and a stunning tobacco sunburst finish. Built with a contoured neck heel, grained ivoroid binding along the top, fingerboard, and headstock, and matching ivoroid details, the guitar is pure Collings. It’s all...
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Waterloo Waterloo WL-12TR

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Serial # 551. A rare treat for any lefty, this ladder-braced Collings Waterloo Wl-14L is a ridiculously cool guitar! This one features a gorgeous black finish with cream-white accents, truss-rod in the neck, and original V neck carve. The guitar is in mint condition, and set up perfectly. A wonderfully fun guitar to play, the WL-14L is both loud and warm. It has all the pop and mid range you’d...
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2015 Waterloo WL-14-LLTR Lefty

$1,535
Serial # 551. A rare treat for any lefty, this ladder-braced Collings Waterloo Wl-14L is a ridiculously cool guitar! This one features a gorgeous black finish with cream-white accents, truss-rod in the neck, and original V neck carve. The guitar is in mint condition, and set up perfectly. A wonderfully fun guitar to play, the WL-14L is both loud and warm. It has all the pop and mid range you’d...
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DEERING Goodtime Artisan Two

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Deering’s Artisan Goodtime two features the company’s Midnight Maple fingerboard, vintage artisan inspired inlays and headstock detailing, and a dark satin fingerboard. It’s a great looking and affordable 5 string. At the heart of this instrument’s great tone is its 3 play maple tonerim, which combines tone ring and rim into one piece. The Goodtime 2 is equipped with flange and resonator, and...
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Waterloo WL-14X TR

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Picking up an X-braced Waterloo is the closest any of us will ever come to experiencing what it must have been like to play a new Gibson L-00 back in the 1930’s. We tip our collective hats to the people at Collings who’ve created these fine guitars after carefully studying those great 1930’s originals. They’ve really did a remarkable job of capturing the details of an original L-00. The guitar...
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Taylor 412-ceR

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Taylor’s redesigned series features all-solid construction, gloss finished body, and the option of Rosewood back and sides. Naturally, we were hooked by the opportunity of offering a Rosewood full-gloss Taylor model in the 400-series price-point. The 412c-R is a Grand Concert sized guitar with a short scale neck, Venetian cut-away, scalloped braces, and 1-3/4” nut width. We order this model...
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2006 Martin 000-28 Eric Clapton Suburst

$3,185
Serial # 1162071. Martin’s Eric Clapton Signature 000-28EC is the company’s best selling signature model and the only high-end short scale version of the 000-28 currently being made. This example, built in 2006, is a wonderful sounding guitar and has nicely opened up. It’s deep and dark thanks to its short scale neck, has warm mid-range and a nicely developed pallet of overtones. Indian...
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Fender® '57 Champ® Re-Issue

$995
The Fender ’57 Champ Custom-Shop reissue is a faithful recreation of one of Fender’s most famous models. With its hand-wired 5F1 circuit, Weber 4 ohm Special Design 10 watt speaker, lacquered tweed cover and finger-jointed pine cabinet, the ’57 Champ is beautifully and accurately made. It’s a tremendously good sounding low-power amp, perfect for the studio, practice space, or living room. This...
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2015 Martin Custom Shop D-18

$4,045
If Martin released a D-18 Authentic 1949 this would be it. A wonderful custom-shop creation that features hide glue construction, a T-bar neck support, under-the-finish 40’s style pickguard, and a the neck carve of their popular ’41 D-18A, the guitar is done to the nines. Under the hood you’ll find cloth side reinforcements, a small 1-3/8” maple bridge plate, and straight Sitka braces. The...
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Collings 290

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The Collings 290 has long been one of our favourite electrics on the market. It’s simplicity of design, killer neck profile, phenomenal Lollar P90 pickups, and gorgeous TV Yellow finish combine to create one of the most inspiring modern electric guitars available. Want a Rock ‘n Roll guitar? This is it. Honduran Mahogany contoured body with set-in mahogany neck, Lollar P90 soapbar pickups,...
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Collings 01 SB

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The small bodied 01 is always a shop favourite when there’s one in stock. The guitar’s small size (similar to a Martin 0-18), light build, and comfortable feel add up to make an instrument that’s fun to play, easy to play, and amazingly deep and complex. The fact that it looks so good is just a big plus! Mahogany back and sides, Sitka spruce top with scalloped bracing, sunburst finish,...
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1973 Fender® Precision Bass®

$2,747
Serial # 410970, pots dated 29th week of 1973, neck date is not determinable. A squeaky-clean sunburst Fender Precision bass with one-piece maple neck alder body, original pickup and bridge covers, and unworn frets. 3-tone sunburst finish, three-ply pickguard, original thumbrest and hardware. The neck and frets are in excellent condition, playability is top notch, and the pickup sounds just...
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1935 Gibson Nick Lucas Special

$29,950
FON 1390A. Gibson’s 14 fret maple Nick Lucas Special is considered by those who are lucky enough to have played or owned one to be among the finest sounding acoustic guitar models ever built. So few were made, though, that most of players have not been able to develop a first-hand opinion. Many followers of our website will be familiar with the earlier Nick Lucas versions – those built between...
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Taylor GS Mini-e Mahogany

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Taylor’s most popular model, but upgraded with the popular ES2 pickup system. Mahogany top, Layered wood back and sides, compact feel, and a big voice. X bracing, ebony fingerboard and bridge, satin finish. The guitar is perfect stage companion, intimate couch picker, travel-mate, and all around do-everything-well instrument. With Taylor-branded gigbag. Shipping into the USA? Sending...
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