When chosing traditional tone woods, Pink Ivory is seldom the first species that comes to mind — primarily because it is next to impossible to find large enough pieces to build guitars with. But Pink Ivory is indeed a supremely fine wood — both visually and tonally. With that in mind, it is our extreme… Read more »
Recently Doug Young dropped by Dream Guitars and taught this great 3 part guitar lesson on arranging Amazing Grace for fingerstyle guitar. To follow along with the tablature, please click here. From Doug’s website: Doug Young is a fingerstyle instrumental guitarist based in the San Francisco South Bay area. An active perfomer in the local… Read more »
Kathy Wingert is an artist that has complete control of her medium. I met her for the first time at the most recent guitar festival in Ft. Lauderdale, at the Hard Rock. Her displays are hugely popular at guitar shows — the lines of her instruments are so elegant, the voices of her guitars are so… Read more »
Amongst the pleasures of working at Dream Guitars, is the frequent opportunity it affords to speak with the most talented luthiers on the planet. To a guitar freak like me, these folks are real heros and celebrities, bigger than movie stars. I’m obsessed with them — though I do draw the line at having a… Read more »
Players Say: "The finest collection of luthier-built instruments"
Dream Guitars has the finest collection of luthier built instruments I’ve ever seen in one location. Paul Heumiller works closely with the greatest luthiers on the planet to bring an amazing resource to the guitar community. His involvement in my recent album — he supplied and set up the guitars — was a bit like a dream to me!