Luthiers | Guitar Dealers

guitarsint.com Guitars International is one of the most highly respected dealers of fine classical and flamenco guitars in the world. Here Armin Kelly offers a wide selection of exceptional guitars by: Simon Ambridge, Kevin Aram, Enrico Bottelli, Geza Burghardt, Gregory Byers, Daniele Chiesa, Joshia de Jonge, Christopher Dean, Jeffrey R. Elliott, Olivier Fanton d’Andon, Paul Fischer, Thomas Fredholm, Achim Peter Gropius, Bernhard Kresse, Antonio Marin, Paco Santiago Marin, Robert and Orville Milburn, Eric Monrad, Kolya Panhuyzen, Robert Ruck, Gary Southwell, Andrea Tacchi, German Vazquez Rubio, Manuel and Alfredo Velazquez, Gernot Wagner, Luca Waldner and Woodley White.
elliottguitars.com Jeffrey Elliott: One of the premier master luthiers in the world today. The outstanding tone, look, and feel of Jeffrey's guitars is no accident. Every piece of wood is painstakingly selected and cured, the craftsmanship is meticulous, the completed work is stunning, and special attention is given to the artists who will play them. Take a moment and treat yourself to a few pictures of these magnificent guitars by visiting Jeffrey's site.
matousekguitars.com Petr Matousek - Very talented Czech luthier whose guitars are played by Guitar4Mation (European version of LAGQ), Costas Costiolis and other excellent European performers. His Master Double Tops are on par with Matthias Dammann's. This luthier is one of the top European guitar makers and is coming to the US market in 2006. He surely has a great future here.
whiteguitars.com This is the site of Woodley White. Woodley is a guitar maker of exceptional talent. His guitars are hand crafted based on the 1943 Hauser design. The sound is rich and robust and the craftsmanship is superb.
milburnguitars.com Visit Orville and Bob at Milburn Guitars and check out their outstanding guitars. These fine craftsmen are setting trends in guitar making for all to follow.
cia.com.au/simonm Site of Australian luthier Simon Marty. Simon is one of the most innovative and creative luthiers in the world today.
jsbguitars.com John S. Bogdanovich believes "guitar building is a combination of many skills". To read more about his philosophy and his guitars, visit his website.
traphagenguitars.com Dake Traphagen says, " A truly great guitar needs the human touch, intuition, and insight ". Find out more at his website.
miguelantonio.com Miguel Antonio - If you are looking for a very competent repair luthier, give Antonio a call.
vilaclassicalguitars.com Edgar A. (Eddie) Vila - has been building guitars since 1982. Eddie works with many different woods to produce some stunning instruments.
charlesfoxguitars.com Charles Fox - A luthier of remarkable talent and impeccable taste. Charles makes some of the finest custom classical and steel string guitars to be found anywhere. Charles concentrates on making a few custom crafted instruments per year. Visit his web site to see photos of his work and to get additional contact information.
obergguitars.com Peter Oberg: Peter’s guitars appeal to the player who requires an instrument with considerable volume and fullness of sound, without sacrificing the quality of tone, while retaining evenness throughout the registers. He works closely with the client to build an instrument tailored to their needs. All guitars are built with well-seasoned master-grade materials. Peter’s modern twist on a traditional bracing pattern, combined with the use of small auxiliary acoustic ports, makes playing one of his guitars an intimate and rewarding experience. You can learn more about Peter and his instruments by visiting his web site.
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Fritz Mueller: Fritz apprenticed with Jeff Elliott and has been building for many years in the Hauser tradition. Recently he has begun specializing in double-top guitars in the style of construction developed by Matthias Dammann in Germany, on instruments played by David Russell, Scott Tennant, and Manuel Barrueco, among others.
edluthier.com Ethan Deutsch is a Seatle based luthier of Classical and Flamenco guitars.
lucionunezguitars.com Lucio Nunez: Lucio Nunez, a talented and experienced luthier whose guitars blend traditional and new concepts, builds in San Antonio, Texas, offering a fan-braced system or contemporary design. His breakthrough lattice-bracing system does not include carbon fiber.
collinsguitars.com Michael E. Collins: Michael is a graduate of the Guitar Research and Design Center in Vermont. He has over 3 decades of experience building custom Classical and Flamenco guitars. Michael's exceptional talents have been employed to perform extensive restorations for museums and collectors and to do repairs for working musicians. The sound he works toward for the classical guitars is a balanced, warm sound with good note to note separation and sustain. His flamenco guitars are raspy with a biting attack and good volume and clarity.
Kellaway Classical Guitars are produced with a particular sound in mind — a combination of sweetness and clarity, even response and volume, without sacrificing an inherently traditional tonality in the Spanish style.
jscooperluthier.com Jeremy Cooper Guitars. Playability, workmanship, and affordable. Jeremy is in Tucson, AZ. Check out his gallery.
dominelliguitars.com Marcus Dominelli Canadian luthier Marcus Dominelli, is one of the finest young classical guitar makers to recently arrive on the scene. His instruments are becoming well known for thier sound quality, ease of playabilty, and aesthetic beauty. To find out more, please check out his web-site.
almaguitar.com Kim Hee Hong Korean Luthier Kim Hee Hong makes fine classical guitars in Double Top and Traditional designs. Log in to his website for videos on builiding classical guitars as well as videos of classical guitarists in performance.
coneryguitars.com Chris Conery is a Boulder, Colorado based luthier of classical guitars. He specializes in guitars patterned after the designs of the great French luthiers Robert Bouchet and Daniel Friedrich
lobaguitars.com Loba Guitarsis proud to offer both blanca & negra flamencos patterned after the 1933 Santos Hernandez model. Both models are designed with very low action (about 8 mm at the saddle,) making them very comfortable to play, and the growly buzz that is produced is perfectly flamenco.
lavioletteguitars.com Lennis Laviolette has been building classical guitars since 1985. Using the traditional Spanish heel technique, he has had success with the Hauser style fan brace and lately has been using the Smallman-type lattice. His guitars are being played on stage and in recordings by Fred Benedetti, George Svoboda, Peter Sprague, Jaime Valle and Peter Rubalcava.
gitarrenbau.com With skilled craftsmanship and attention to detail, luthier Thomas Eichert creates guitars in his workshop for the musician with special needs.
martinarregui.com.ar The Martin Arregui guitars are built with the noblest procedures of the traditional lutherie, combined with the new technological- acoustic discoveries produced by the carbon fiber achieving the quality and power of the sound needed by today's guitarist.
classicguitar.com Chris Kamen's "Classic Guitars International" is one of the most recognized dealers of fine classical and flamenco guitars in the world, specializing in the guitars of Matthias Dammann, Robert Ruck, Liam Romanillos, Jim Redgate, Paulino Bernabe, Michel Brück,Greg Byers, Fritz Mueller, Dieter Müller, Casimiro Lozano, Dominique Delarue and other highly respected luthiers.
franciscobros.com The name of their guitars was chosen in honor of the founder of the company, Sr. Francisco Broseta Rogla, a maker of fine Spanish guitars since the 1950's. Even today their guitars still carry his unmistakeable style.
RamonAmiraGuitars.com Ramon Amira has performed for many years as a classical and flamenco guitarist, and currently teaches both in New York City. He is an authorized dealer for Jose Ramirez Guitars, Alhambra, Cordoba, Loriente, Raimundo, and Almansa. He personally inspects and plays all guitars before shipping, and guarantees the lowest prices in the entire USA.
keithadamsguitars.com As a master craftsman, the love of wood and music led Keith Adams to become a luthier. Each piece of wood is carefully selected for its tonal quality and aesthetic beauty. Thirty years of playing the guitar has enabled him to determine what constitutes an excellent guitar. Each instrument is built with the care and quality to last more than a lifetime.
lenniechambers.com Lennie Chambers' goal as a luthier is to build quality instruments with his own personal signature tone. His highest honor has been having renowned classical guitarist Paul Vondiziano, playing his guitar since 2003. "It was a thrill to hear him play with the Kalamazoo Symphony and very exciting when he used my instrument to record his CD, J.S. Bach (1685-1750").
classicalvintageguitars.com Dan Caucci | Classical Vintage Guitars can provide fine classical guitars for the collector, concert artist and serious student.
bensimonmusic.com Based in Brooklyn, NY, Ben Simon is a former student of SBM main man John Wunsch! He builds mostly one of a kind electric guitars often with various electronics on board.
gangiguitars.com With over thirty years as a master cabinetmaker and even more as a musician, Jim Gangi combines both backgrounds by building handcrafted guitars. Encouraged by his son, guitarist Jonathan Gangi, Jim has committed his skill and creativity to the design and sound of each guitar he makes. Father and son, builder and guitarist, fuse to continue a family musical tradition begun by Jim’s grandfather, a New York City musical director and bassist during the Big Band Era.
tsiorba.com Peter Tsiorba Guitars are created by hand, in the Spanish tradition. Instead of complicated tooling, a keen eye, and the sensitivity of the maker's hand and ear are his guide. Rather than attempting to set-up his own mini production line, Peter Tsiorba crafts his guitars with few simple tools. The result? Guitars with meticulously set-up action, lush tone, and musical sensitivity.
hurdygurdycrafters.com All of the instruments and parts they create are meticulously crafted using the finest material and construction techniques available.
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Based in Spain, Carlos Juan Busquiel builds his guitars completely by hand following the classical Spanish tradition of construction. He thinks that the guitar should give the players the opportunity to express themselves with full freedom, so he guides the construction of his guitars to achieve this end; thus obtaining a powerful and balanced instrument, with the greatest expressive power.
michaelelwellguitars.com With personalized details and choice of materials, Michael Elwell Guitars are constructed to provide the performer with a refined tool for artistic expression.
zebulonturrentine.com Zebulon Turrentine is a luthier that combines his lifelong experience as a classical guitarist and woodworker to build some of the finest handmade classical guitars available today.
savageclassical.com Owned and operated by Rich Sayage - Savage Classical Guitar is one of the largest and most respected classical guitar dealers and shop in North America
zavaletas-guitarras.com Zavaletas La Casa de Guitarras offers fine handmade classical guitars and flamenco guitars and carries carefully selected inventory of both new and used instruments. They represent more than forty Spanish guitar makers. If you do not find what you are looking for in-stock, or would like something custom made, they can special order flamenco or classical instruments from any of the Spanish luthiers they handle.
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Eduardo Cordeiro makes a most modern guitar while also making traditional, lattice and double top creations. He is a very original luthier from South Brazil.
tbguitars.com Tom Bills creates extraordinary acoustic and classical guitars. "Every great work of art conveys a message and hints at a mystery that is built into its framework and beautifully woven into its design and execution, that’s the way I create my instruments.”-TB
lubosnaprstek.com Each custom piece Lubos Naprstek designs and builds delivers a unique tone, timbre, voice, and resonance that all musicians look for in a quality instrument. It is this essence that inspires him to create, and he has made it his life’s quest to strike that perfect balance in each custom piece he builds.
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