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.

Dream Guitars: Larry Brown’s Sole Dealer

We are super excited to now be working with Larry Brown, a.k.a Lawrence K. Brown. Larry has been building for decades and has likely built more instruments than most luthiers today. Larry was the head of the Lute Society of America, has crafted violas and cellos for orchestras, and built many guitars along the way.… Read more »

Dream Guitars: Kraut’s Sole Dealer

Raymond Kraut joins forces with Dream Guitars as his sole representative in North America.

Dream Team’s Dion James

We’re excited to announce our latest partnership with Dion James of Alberta, Canada, with an incredible No. 4 model in Birdseye Maple & Italian Spruce. Dion’s guitars let the quality of the materials, and the skill of the craftsperson, speak for themselves. These instruments have modern curves, and are intimately familiar to the ears as… Read more »

American Music Furniture: Elegant Preservation

A while back I wrote a blog article titled “The Case Against Cases.” The point I was making there was that you should keep your guitars accessible and easy to get at so that you play more, so nothing prevents you from practicing or performing your music as much as possible. Two years ago I… Read more »

Players Say: "Great instruments abound at Dream Guitars, each one exquisite with its own personality and soulfulness."

If you are part of the 11 Step Guitar Recovery program (one more guitar and you’ll be cured), then you will literally be in a waking dream when you visit Paul’s shop.

I have bought and sold guitars (and banjos) with Paul and I really appreciate his team’s honesty and knowledge.

I live close by so I have to be extra careful ’cause all I need is just one more

 

David Holt, Fairview, NC
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