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This guitar may carry you to musical stardom or to your dad’s garage, but this guitar also carries the dreams and sweat of our mothers and our fathers and our father’s fathers, the customs they established toward making life their own. We did this because sometimes you need a quality that won’t die on you. So that when you take out your guitar for the first time and strum a sound that tickles your throat and fills your chest hole where the stuff of life is stirring, you will know that we made you…we give you…THIS. Your authorized Martin Guitar dealer is ready and waiting to start your journey today. Safe travels, my friend.


Designed In Memory of John Lennon

Crafted by: Martin Guitar Custom Shop


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“THIS GUITAR CELEBRATES JOHN’S LIFE AND SONGWRITING. MAY IT INSPIRE ALL WHO PLAY IT TO CARRY THE TORCH OF PEACE AND LIGHT THAT JOHN EMBRACED THROUGH HIS OWN LIFE AND MUSIC.” — YOKO ONO


Designed by : Ed Sheeran

Crafted by: Martin Guitar Custom Shop


“IT WAS A HUGE PRIVILEGE WORKING WITH THE MARTIN TEAM TO CREATE ANOTHER AMAZING CUSTOM GUITAR. THIS ONE IS TRULY UNIQUE AND PERSONAL TO ME.”

— ED SHEERAN


Designed by : Eric Clapton

Crafted by: Martin Guitar Custom Shop


“I’VE BEEN PLAYING AND JUST STARING AT THE GORO GUITAR, IT IS SO BEAUTIFUL! THANKS FOR ALL YOUR EFFORTS TO PULL THIS OFF, I THINK GORO WOULD JUST BE THRILLED TO BITS IF HE COULD KNOW WHAT YOU’VE DONE FOR HIM....” — ERIC CLAPTON


Designed by : Seth Avett

Crafted by: Martin Guitar Custom Shop


“I’VE ALWAYS LEANED TOWARD THE WARMTH AND STRENGTH OF THE D-35. I GOT MY FIRST ONE, A 1977 MODEL, ABOUT TWELVE YEARS AGO, AND I’VE BEEN WEARING THEM OUT, RE-FRETTING THEM AND WEARING THEM OUT AGAIN EVER SINCE. THIS INSTRUMENT IS A TRUE COLLABORATION BETWEEN ME AND MARTIN GUITAR.” — SETH AVETT

THE AVETT BROTHERS


Designed by : David Crosby

Crafted by: Martin Guitar Custom Shop


“WELL WE THOUGHT THE GUITAR WAS JUST GLORIOUS AND THEN WE PLUGGED IT IN AND I NEARLY HAD TO SIT DOWN. THE THING IS ABSOLUTELY STELLAR!” — DAVID CROSBY


Designed by : Jason Isbell

Crafted by: Martin Guitar Custom Shop


“IT MEANS A LOT TO ME TO HAVE MY CUSTOM-BUILT D35. IT’S LOUD, RESPONSIVE, BEAUTIFUL, AND IT PLAYS LIKE A DREAM. I’VE ALWAYS COVETED MARTIN GUITARS, AND IT’S AN HONOR AND A JOY TO HAVE ONE BUILT TO MY EXACT SPECIFICATIONS. I’LL OWN AND ENJOY IT FOR THE REST OF MY DAYS.” — JASON ISBELL


Designed by : Sturgill Simpson

Crafted by: Martin Guitar Custom Shop


“ I CANNOT THANK THE FOLKS AT MARTIN GUITARS ENOUGH. THEY MADE ME THE GUITAR OF MY DREAMS. THERE ARE NO WORDS. I AM COMPLETELY HUMBLED. IT GOES WITHOUT SAYING WE’LL BE SPENDING A LOT OF TIME TOGETHER...” — STURGILL SIMPSON


Designed by : Bob Shane

Crafted by: Martin Guitar Custom Shop


“MY NEW KOA DREADNOUGHT CUSTOM IS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GUITAR I HAVE EVER SEEN.”

— BOB SHANE THE KINGSTON TRIO


Designed by : Travis Tritt

Crafted by: Martin Guitar Custom Shop


“I MUST SAY, IT LOOKS LIKE YOU GUYS PUT EVERYTHING I ASKED FOR INTO THE GUITARS. IT IS BOTH SHOCKING AND REFRESHING TO SEE THAT YOU CAN STILL TELL SOME FOLKS SOMETHING ONCE AND THEY GET IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME. ”

— TRAVIS TRITT


Designed & Crafted by: Martin Guitar Custom Shop


“WE WANTED TO REMIND OURSELVES TO STAY TRUE TO OUR HEADING; TO BE FOCUSED ON THE RIGHT THINGS AND NOT BE DISTRACTED OR PULLED OFF COURSE. THE TRUE NORTH IS A REMINDER TO NEVER LOSE SIGHT OF WHAT IS TRUE AND GOOD: THE MUSIC INSIDE ALL OF US.” — MARTIN CUSTOM SHOP TRUE NORTH


Designed & Crafted by: Martin Guitar Custom Shop


“THIS SPECIAL HEIRLOOM GUITAR IS REMINISCENT OF A BYGONE ERA WHEN A GENTLEMAN WOULD USE SUCH A FINE INSTRUMENT TO SHOW HIS STATUS IN LIFE. FROM THE BEAUTIFUL TONE OF THE HIGHLY-FIGURED ENGLISH WALNUT TO THE ORNAMENTAL ENGRAVED ALUMINUM VINE MOTIF, THIS GUITAR WILL BE ENJOYED TODAY AND CHERISHED BY THE NEXT GENERATION.”

— MARTIN CUSTOM SHOP SS-OMVINE 16



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