Folkway Music
Mark Stutman
855.772.0424
Waterloo, ON
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COVID Hours: 11AM to 5PM Tuesday through Friday (phone and emails only)

Folkway Music accepts Visa, Mastercard, money order, bank wire transfer, eTransfer 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 DHL for international shipping and FedEx for domestic shipping, 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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1935 Cromwell G-4

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Cromwell guitars were built by Gibson in the mid to late 1930’s and marketed through various catalog distributors. This one has a label that reads “New York Band Instrument Co.” The G-4 is a 16” archtop built of solid spruce and mahogany with braced top and back. It features a sunburst top, single-bound body, a raised firestripe pickguard, and an adjustable rosewood bridge. Unlike other...
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Taylor American Dream AD-17

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Taylor’s AD-17 is a Grand Pacific slope-shouldered dreadnought built with Ovangkol back and sides and a Sitka Top. It’s a USA-built guitar that’s minimally decorated but finely crafted, and offers up Taylor’s take on classic vintage-hued look, feel, and tone. V-Class bracing, thin 2-mil satin finish, 25.5” scale, 1-3/4” nutwidth. Round neck carve with a full feel and fast satin finish. Ebony...
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National M-14T Thunder Box

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One of the newest additions to National's model lineup is the Thunder Box, or M-14T. The unique design of this guitar brings out more bass and volume than most other wood-body single-cones, while keeping the guitar light in weight and well-balanced. The tone and great projection the Thunderbox offers are thanks to the guitar's deeper 4” body and laminate/solid hybrid construction. With solid...
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Taylor 812 12-Fret

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A custom-ordered 12-fret 800 level Grand Concert with V-Class bracing, this 812 was built without pickup or cutaway. It’s a notch simpler than a standard 812ce and will appeal to the acoustic purist who favors the feel of a Taylor GC but wants the lightest and most acoustically responsive version possible. Taylor doesn’t build too many high-end guitars without cut-away and pickups, and the 812...
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1936 Martin Style A

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The perfect companion to your mint-condition 30’s shaded-top Martin D-18. You have one of those, right?! This Martin Style A was built in 1936, right around the time that the shaded-top first became a standard option. This example is in near-mint condition and in perfect playing order. We’ve never seen a nicer one, to be honest. Apart from a brace-end that was reglued in our shop, this...
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Eastman MD315

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The Eastman MD315 F style mandolin features carved top and back of spruce and maple, radiused ebony fingerboard, and a satin finish. Ivoroid top bindings, chrome plated vintage style tailpiece, adjustable ebony bridge, bone nut, and vintage style chrome-plated tuning machines finish of the instrument. Nut width of 1-3/32, comfortable U-profile neck. Thorough in-shop set up is the Folkway...
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Eastman MD815-SB

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The Eastman MD815-SB is the company’s flagship pro-level F-5. Built with hand-graduated red spruce and figured hard maple, and finished with a high-gloss Nitrocellulose lacquer, the MD815-SB is designed for serious players looking for excellent tone without the price tag that’s generally attached. Ebony fingerboard with with ivoroid binding, abalone dots and 12” radius, ebony adjustable...
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Martin T1K

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Martin's T1K offers the budget minded Ukulelist (is that a word?) an all-koa, all-solid, North American built tenor uke. It's a bold and bright sounding instrument, and nicely built. One piece mahogany neck, Pau Ferro fingerboard and bridge, inlaid rosette, Grover geared tuners, gold foil rosette. With Martin gigbag CAD $729 **We are located in Canada. Please contact us for current US...
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Kiwaya KTC-1

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With its superb build quality, all-solid mahogany body and ebony fretboard, and Gotoh’s finest micro-planetary geared ukulele tuners the Kiwaya KTC-1 is wonderfully designed Concert Ukulele. It has a very warm and sweet voice, traditional looks and feel, and is crafted to the highest standards by Kiwaya in Japan. CAD $1149 **We are located in Canada. Please contact us for current US...
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Kiwaya KTT-2

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The Kiwaya KTT-2 is an all-solid mahogany tenor ukulele with 14 fret rosewood fingerboard, bone nut and saddle, and gotoh geared tuners. Fit and finish is impeccable, and the instrument’s tone is loud, sweet, and rich. Hand-made in Japan, the Kiwaya KTT-2 is a simply appointed pro-grade instrument that leaves little to be desired. CAD $1395 **We are located in Canada. Please contact us for...
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Kiwaya KCU-1

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The Kiwaya KCU-1 is the company’s entry level Concert-size Ukulele. It features a body of laminate mahogany, black walnut fingerboard and bridge, 36mm bone nut, and fluorocarbon strings. Kiwaya has long been regarded as one of the finest mid-high end ukulele manufacturers in the world, and their newly introduced entry-level ukuleles are exceptionally well made. They offer a tone that’s on par...
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Kiwaya KSU-1

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The Kiwaya KSU-1 is the company’s entry level Soprano Ukulele. It features a laminate mahogany body, black walnut fingerboard and bridge, 35 mm bone nut, and fluorocarbon strings. Kiwaya has long been regarded as one of the finest mid-high end ukulele manufacturers in the world, and their newly introduced entry-level ukuleles are exceptionally well made. They offer a tone that’s on par with many...
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Magic Fluke Firefly 5 String Banjo

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The Fluke Firefly 5 String Banjo is a fun, short-scale instrument strung with nylon strings and tuned to standard pitch. It features a 19” scale, maple neck with friction pegs a laminate maple pot with an 8” renaissance head. Designed for travel, kids, or just as something different, the Firefly 5 string banjo has great tone and is seriously fun to play. CAD $649 **We are located in Canada....
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Magic Fluke Firefly Tenor Banjo Uke

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The Magic Fluke Firefly is a USA-made, lightweight, simply designed banjo-ukulele with an 8" Remo banjo head. The instrument combines the playing ease of the uke with the distinctive sound of the banjo. Steel tone ring, 17" scale length, hardwood fretboard, in all maple. Designed for travel, kids, or just as something different, the Firefly tenor banjolele has great tone and is seriously...
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Ian Pattison Folkway Custom 12"

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Our commissioned series of Folkway Custom 5 string banjos from Ian Pattison are back in stock. With simplified appointments, wooden tone-rims, renaissance heads, and an absence of CITES-listed woods to allow for simpler international shipping. It's a lovely frailer, with thumb-scoop, light weight build, great looks, and a warm and responsive tone. Maple neck and rim, dual coordinator rods,...
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2017 Ian Pattison Whyte Laydie

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Ian Pattison's Whyte Laydie features an 11” walnut rim with figured maple cap, Whyte Laydie tone-ring, 18 brackets and nickel hardware, Kershner tailpiece, fiberskyn head, and fully compensated bridge. The neck is three-piece-laminated walnut and mahogany with a flat rosewood fingerboard, 26.4” scale, maple duck inlays, and 5 fret thumb scoop for comfortable frailling. Gotoh tuners, ebony 1-3/16”...
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Deering Goodtime

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Deering's Goodtime offers budget-minded players a high-quality and affordable USA-built option. The instrument features Deering's three-ply violin maple rim, maple neck with bowtie inlays and perfect fretwork. The 11" rim has 16 brackets, and is fitted with Deering tailpiece and bridge, single coordinator rod, and frosted head. Tone is rich, pure, and warm; playability is spot-on perfect. We...
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Deering Goodtime 2

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The popular Goodtime, with an added resonator and flange for a brighter, louder, and more focused tone. All solid maple construction, with three-ply maple rim, one-piece neck, and nickel hardware. We order all of our Goodtime instruments with upgraded planetary tuners. **We are located in Canada. Please contact us for current US pricing.** Individual instruments may vary slightly in...
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Deering Goodtime 2 Irish Tenor

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With 17 fret neck, under-side frosted head, and added resonator, the Goodtime 2 Irish Tenor is a loud and bright instrument. All solid maple construction, with three-ply maple rim, one-piece neck, and nickel hardware. We order all of our Goodtime Banjos with upgraded planetary tuners.. **We are located in Canada. Please contact us for current US pricing.** Individual instruments may...
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2001 Ted Megas Athena 7 String Lefty

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Ted Megas is an internationally acclaimed Luthier whose archtop guitars have long commanded the attention of many of the world’s top players. He’s been crafting archtops since the 1970’s and is today stationed in Portland Oregon. His Athena models feature lavish appointments and meticulous craftsmanship. This example is a one-of-a-kind left-handed 7 string Athena, built with 5A graded quilted...
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National Vintage 47

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National Resophonic partnered up with Vintage 47 Amplifiers to recreate modern versions of National's pre-war classics. This tweed combo features a 12" ToneTubby Alnico speaker, paired 6L6 power tubes, a GZ34S rectifier, and a single 6SN7EH pre-amp tube. The amp has a late 1940's New York Premier kind of tone, with a smoother response, slightly later break-up, and jazzy or folky vibe. It's about...
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Collings 02H

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The Collings 02H is a small-bodied, 14-fret Herringbone with a big voice and heavenly feel. A vintage Herringbone Style 28 in a 14 fret 0-sized body is a guitar that never existed, so the Collings 02H fills a big void for fans of vintage and new instruments alike. It's a gorgeous instrument, proportioned beautifully, and dressed up with herringbone purflings, diamonds and squares inlays, and...
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Collings OM2H

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The OM2H is one of Collings Guitars' top selling models. With its orchestra-sized body and big sound, the instrument is amazingly versatile and appeals to flatpickers and figerstylists alike. This OM2H with ordered with a 1-3/4" nutwidth, 25.5" scale, and a compound radiused fretboard. Indian rosewood back and sides, Sitka spruce top, scalloped bracing with pre-war positioning, herringbone top...
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Taylor 110e

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Taylor's 100 Series guitars are built with solid Sitka spruce tops and scalloped bracing, which ensures the guitar has "That Taylor Sound," while simple appointments, laminate back and sides, and a padded gig-bag keep the price down. Traditional Dreadnought body shape, sleek-profile neck, and narrower 1-11/16" nut make for a great flatpicker for all levels of players. Featuring Taylor’s ES2...
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Taylor 114ce

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Taylor's 100 Series guitars are built with solid Sitka spruce tops and scalloped bracing, which ensures the guitar has "That Taylor Sound," while simple appointments, laminate back and sides, and a padded gig-bag keep the price down. Taylor’s versatile Grand Auditorium body with Venetian cut-away, sleek-profile neck, and narrower 1-11/16" nut make this a fun and accessible instrument for all...
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Taylor Academy A10

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Taylor Guitar's Academy Series is thoughtfully designed with developing players in mind. Quality Taylor construction and tone you expect, at an affordable price tag make this a great guitar for both beginners and seasoned players alike. Designed for a more comfortable playing experience, all Academy guitars are equipped with an armrest, patented hand-friendly Taylor neck, shorter 24-7/8” scale...
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Taylor 414ce-R, V-Class

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Taylor's 414ce-R with V-Class bracing has an expressive full-spectrum voice with rich overtones and remarkable presence. The 414ce's rosewood and Sitka body mates well with Taylor's award winning V Class bracing, adding mid-range power and punch to the classic open bass end and treble sparkle this model has been famous for. Excellent intonation all over the fingerboard and noticeably better...
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Taylor 326ce Baritone-6 LTD

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The new Taylor 326ce Baritone-6 LTD was built in limited numbers for 2020. It features a Grand Symphony body with venetian cut-away, 6 string Baritone neck with 27” scale, ES2 on-board electronics, a good looking shaded edgeburst finish, and some decidedly stylish black Taylor tuning machines. The body features a mahogany top, back and sides of Tasmanian Blackwood, black bindings, three-ring...
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Taylor 914ce, V-Class

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With its revolutionary V-Class bracing, incredibly beautiful tonewoods and lavish appointments, Taylor's 914ce is quite possibly the pinnacle of the last 45 years of guitar building at Taylor. At the heart of the design is Taylor's V-Class top bracing, which bears very little resemblance to "traditional' flat-top acoustic guitar top bracing patterns, and more to do with archtop tone-bar style...
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Taylor 812ce, V-Class

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Taylor's Grand Concert 812ce has been a shop favourite since our early days. The instrument's short-scale small-body design is a wining combination for Taylor, and the 812ce is an exceptional sounding guitar as such. Its Andy Powers-designed V bracing and lightly built body balances power and warmth, and the 812ce is an expressive and balanced instrument that's perfect for...
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