Ryan Gibson, based in Falkirk, Scotland makes classical guitars using traditional Spanish construction techniques. All his guitars are made to the individual requirements of the customer including nut sizes, string spacing at the bridge, scale length and neck shape. Guitar Construction Traditional Spanish design is at the heart of his classical guitars,...

Zemaitis Guitars, based on designs by the Lithuanian luthier Tony Zemaitis, is a British guitar-manufacturing company based in Tokyo, Japan, producing both electric and acoustic guitars. Tony Zemaitis, who was born in London in 1935, began producing guitars in the 1950's and entered the guitar making profession full-time in 1965. During...

News July 2019 Yamaha continue to expand their range of guitars with the release of the STORIA range which is aimed squarely at beginner guitarists. The guitars in the range – STORIA I, II and III – are all concert size, with solid tops and undersaddle pickups being comfortable to hold and...

Washburn Guitars was established in 1883 in Chicago and is a part of US Music Corporation. The company makes electric guitars, acoustic guitars, electric basses, acoustic basses, banjos, mandolins, travel guitars and amplifiers. The company also makes accessories including guitar cases, clothing and other parts like tuners, pickups and straps. In...

Vintage have been designing and producing guitars for many years and they are well known for their affordable electric and acoustic guitars. They are designed in the UK and manufactured in China. Recently they have worked with acknowledged guitar industry guru Trevor Wilkinson and introduced a new line-up of Wilkinson-equipped Vintage...

Turner Guitars aim is to "produce 'beautifully crafted instruments' which readily compete with the best in the industry both in quality of materials used and also care and attention to detail during construction." Each guitar is made using finest materials including solid spruce tops and carefully selected tonewood bodies, complemented with...

Established in 1974 by Bob Taylor and Kurt Listug, Taylor is now one of the giants of the acoustic guitar market producing high quality acoustic and semi-hollow guitars. Taylor has demonstrated that modern factory production methods may be used to enhance quality rather than the opposite. In 1972, at age 18,...

Tanglewood is a well-known name to guitar buyers in the UK being one of the giants in the affordable and mid-price acoustic guitar market, although they have recently begun to move into other, more expensive, market sectors. The business was founded in London in 1988 with guitars being designed in the...

News May 2019 Takamine's new thinline guitars bring comfort and performance to guitarists seeking a more slender body, uncompromised sound, and excellence on stage. Available from Takamine Pro Centre dealers in the UK this summer, this new series of guitars offer an incredible combination of comfort, performance feel, and warm, articulate tone...

Furch Guitars is a builder of very high quality acoustic guitars and mandolins, being based in the Czech Republic. The company was set up in 1981 but only reached global markets much later being highly acclaimed in Europe and Japan, and more recently being discovered in North America and other parts...