Dream Guitars® was started by Paul Heumiller and fingerstyle guitarist extraordinaire Martin Simpson. The idea was to gather together the finest guitars in the world and to offer them in an honorable fashion with real expertise and guidance. To this end we sought out and critically reviewed instruments from many of the top builders. We now offer many of the finest instruments in the world in one place, brought to you by players, for players.

Q&A with Dontcho Ivanov

There is nothing better than getting to know our builders, the creators behind these works of art we represent here at Dream Guitars. We had the amazing pleasure of discussing life and craft with Dontcho Ivanov. Following is our interview with the creator of the wonderous Snow Parlor. Enjoy! LW: Hi Dontcho, first off thank… Read more »

Double Trouble: Buendia 12-String Commission

Leo Buendia has begun our latest commission, a first for us: a Brazilian Rosewood 12-string. Our client is going to find himself with an heirloom guitar soon! Please follow the blog for latest updates. Specs Jumbo 12 String2 inch nutBrazilian Rosewood back & sidesAdirondack Spruce topFlorentine cutawaySegmented rosetteAdirondack Spruce topIndian rosewood neckJames May Ultra Tonic… Read more »

Incoming Bresnan GS!

Our first Bresnan GS came in–and went right back out the door. But don’t fret, we’ve got Dan and Sean Bresnan hard at work on the next one already, this time a long scale GS with Brazilian Rosewood and German Spruce. Keep up with this blog to see as this beauty comes together! Back &… Read more »

First 2020 Buendia OM Commission!

Now here’s a fine piece of lutherie on the bench. The inimitable Leo Buendia is hard at work on our latest client commission, this time an OM with striking Pale Moon Ebony and a hand-carved knot rosette in Alpine Swiss Moonspruce. Base Model OM #066/2020 Soundboard, Master grade Swiss Alpine Moon Spruce Back and sides,… Read more »

Players Say: "Paul can kidnap me anytime. His place is WAY better than any candy store!! He is the Willie Wonka of the ultimate guitar shop… Dream Guitars."

Here’s my Dream…

Paul Heumiller pulls up in his car, rolls down his window and calls out – ‘Hey there kid, wanna see a land where the finest vintage guitars sit beside beautiful, modern instruments, all just waiting to be picked up and played?

Where you can relax, take your time and get lost in the sound of each one and possibly take one home with you? Just get in and I’ll take you there.

 

Toby Walker, New York
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