Category Archives: DG Updates

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 »

Caton’s In The Kitchen, Cookin’ Up Tone

Kevin Caton of Caton Guitars is one of our newest builders, and we’ve already sold one of his fantastic Sullivan models. We’ve got the next one in the works already! Coming soon to a Dream near you with Guatemalan Rosewood back and sides, Adirondack Spruce on top, Kevin’s Bevel Port, and a cutaway. Stay tuned… Read more »

Coming Back Strong With Bresnan Guitars

We had the honor of interviewing veteran luthier Dan Bresnan of Bresnan Guitars on topics including his craft, voicing, building style, and more. Please find following our full interview with Dan. Enjoy! LW: After some time away from the bench, you’re back in action. Can you fill us in on your life journey from the… Read more »

An Interview with Casimi Guitars

To learn more about their overall creative vision and very unique approach, we recently interviewed our friends Matthew Rice and Matthias Roux over at Casimi Guitars in Cape Town, South Africa to discuss a range of topics including their design, voicing, building style, inspiration, and more. Please see below for the complete chat. Enjoy! Click… Read more »

Because They Can: Thompson Guitars’ Masterpiece #2

The team at Preston Thompson Guitars is a well-honed machine, creating some of the finest traditionally-inspired instruments on the market today. They have recently embarked on an exclusive series to showcase their finest efforts, ideas, and materials–appropriately named the Masterpiece Series–and we are proud to have found a home for the first, a 45-style OM… Read more »

Bresnan’s Back At It

Longtime luthier Dan Bresnan is back at the bench, and this time he’s paired up with his youngest son Sean to bring some incredible guitars to market. We’re more than excited to be partnering up for this particular build, a Grand Concert with drop-dead gorgeous, 5A Brazilian Rosewood (Dan’s got more sets of this incredible… Read more »

Big Hollow Client Commission!

Bevan Frost of Big Hollow Guitars is killing it! He recently delivered a commission for our showroom, and is already fast at work on a commission for one of our clients as well. Big Hollow 00Top: Moonspruce, master gradeBack & Sides: Cocobolo Scale Length: 25.4”Nut Width: 1-3/4”String Spacing at bridge: 2-5/16”Fretwire: Gold EVOPickguard: Tigerstripe CelluloidFinish:… Read more »

Rolling in the Robbins: Incoming R.2ca

The latest build from Tyler Robbins is underway! You won’t want to miss this one; every single one of Tyler’s guitars we’ve seen has floored us, and this one has some top-notch tonewoods to carry that even further, to say nothing of his expressive aesthetic. Back: Brazilian RosewoodTop: German SpruceRosette: Spruce with teal-orange resin, segmentedArm… Read more »

This OM Comes in Tree Mahogany: Don Musser

Big news: we’ve commissioned tonewood maestro Don Musser to build an OM with some of his finest The Tree Mahogany–and you know if it’s Don’s best stuff, it’s pretty much the best stuff around. Don’s pairing The Tree with Engelmann Spruce on top which he harvested from his harvesting days in Colorado. For the fretboard,… Read more »

Dream Guitars & Max Spohn Coming Together

The Dream Guitars roster opens its arms wide for Max Spohn of Heidenheim, Germany. Paul met with Max at the Vancouver International Guitar Festival and was struck by Max’s aesthetic and tone. That baby blue guitar came home to us shortly thereafter! We recently caught up with Max to chat a bit about life &… Read more »

The Dream Guitars Villa At Wolf Laurel – A Home Away from Home

Click here to learn more and book your stay with us here. Have you ever wanted to come visit us and the shop? Well we’d love to have you come by and now to entice you further, we’re happy to announce the Dream Guitars Villa At Wolf Laurel!! Located within beautiful Wolf Laurel, our turn-key villa… Read more »

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 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 »

The WarHorse Cometh: DG’s Latest Wilborn Build

Reno, Nevada-based luthier Ben Wilborn has just embarked on an epic build–coming soon to a Dream near you. This time we’re looking at Ben’s Modified Dreadnought, his WarHorse model, with Brazilian Rosewood carbon dated to the late 19th century and Tunnel 14 Redwood on top. Add to that a cutaway, arm bevel, Curly Koa bindings,… Read more »

Buendia Barks Up The Right One: The Tree Mahogany

Friends, here’s a guitar for the ages. One of our favorite builders of late, Leo Buendia, has come together with us on a custom project for one of our longtime clients that’ll stand apart from the already distinct group of custom Buendias we’ve commissioned over the past few years. This time, a one-piece back from… Read more »