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Some very special Martin guitars.

Some very special Martin guitars.

Matt Umanov

Having custom Martin guitars built since before Martin had a Custom Shop.  

Some very special Martin guitars.

Matt Umanov

Having custom Martin guitars built since before Martin had a Custom Shop.  

Pearl name inlay on stars’ guitars.

Pearl name inlay on stars’ guitars.

Matt Umanov

How many of us remember the guitars our cowboy songsters played so proudly, and visibly, when we were younger?

Pearl name inlay on stars’ guitars.

Matt Umanov

How many of us remember the guitars our cowboy songsters played so proudly, and visibly, when we were younger?

The 1952 Martin D-28

The 1952 Martin D-28

Matt Umanov

Sometime in 2011 I was contacted by a woman named Julie to have our repair department thoroughly go over a 1952 Martin D-28, which had been her father’s. The guitar had...

The 1952 Martin D-28

Matt Umanov

Sometime in 2011 I was contacted by a woman named Julie to have our repair department thoroughly go over a 1952 Martin D-28, which had been her father’s. The guitar had...

JG Schroeder, NYC Guitar Maker Extraordinaire.

JG Schroeder, NYC Guitar Maker Extraordinaire.

Matt Umanov

Finding J. G. Schroeder's name-branding iron.

JG Schroeder, NYC Guitar Maker Extraordinaire.

Matt Umanov

Finding J. G. Schroeder's name-branding iron.

The 1903 Martin 00-30.

The 1903 Martin 00-30.

Matt Umanov

Repairing the split side and marquetry of a rare Style 30 Martin from 1903.

The 1903 Martin 00-30.

Matt Umanov

Repairing the split side and marquetry of a rare Style 30 Martin from 1903.

Guitar Repairs.

Guitar Repairs.

Matt Umanov

We’ve seen a heck of a lot of wildly different repair situations come in over the fifty-plus years.

Guitar Repairs.

Matt Umanov

We’ve seen a heck of a lot of wildly different repair situations come in over the fifty-plus years.