Posts Categorized: Acoustic Archtops

Evolution of Archtop Guitars Part Three: Tomorrow

This is part three of a three-part series about archtop guitars: their past, present and future. The future of archtop guitars and professional luthiers looks bright. Music is more popular than ever, especially with the advent of the Internet. More and more musicians are able to reach a wider and broader audience thanks to how… Read more »

Evolution of Archtop Guitars Part Two: Today

This is part two of a three-part series about archtop guitars: their past, present and future. Archtop guitars have been a staple of the American music scene for more than a century. Known for their versatility and beautiful sound, they can be played in a wide variety of genres. Many famous musicians have played these… Read more »

Evolution of Archtop Guitars Part One: History

Archtop guitars have a long and interesting history. They’ve been a popular instrument for more than 100 years, and they are incredibly versatile. While most people think of them as a jazz instrument, archtop guitars can be used for just about any style of music. We thought we would give our readers a brief overview… Read more »

Working with a Custom Guitar Maker

If you are in the market for a custom guitar, you might be looking into working with a luthier. A luthier is a professional custom guitar maker. Most luthiers will work with you to create the customized, one of a kind guitar you have always wanted. But what are some good rules of thumb when… Read more »

A Brief History of the Acoustic Guitar

Acoustic guitars have a long and rich history. After all, music is a common language and has been around for centuries. So it only stands to reason that acoustic guitars and acoustic archtops have been around almost as long! One of the earliest depictions of a guitar-like instrument was found on a plaque excavated from… Read more »