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Diamondhead Ukulele

Although Matt Artinger is renowned for his fabulous semi-hollow, archtop, and solid bodied guitars, he also is a masterful builder of acoustic guitars and other unique stringed instruments- Take this beautiful traditional soprano ukulele! A stunner by any definition! photo ablog b diamond head.jpg photo 1auke blogg.jpg photo 1 uke blog.jpg photo 2 blog uke.jpg photo a111blohhh.jpg


Birds Eye & Flame

Imagine the perfect pairing of beautiful wood figuring and you’d be holding THIS guitar in your hands! The ultimate marriage of birdsye and flamed maple in a classic guitar body.  photo a1 flame.jpg
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A Hole in One

Matt Artinger is constantly experimenting with the optimal design of sound projection from his guitars, and this model is no exception. The combination of its unique sound port and humbucking pickup, combined with the bracing on this hollowbody instrument give it a tone and projection to die for! photo 1b walnut.jpg photo 1c walnut.jpg photo 1a walnut.jpg photo 1d walnut.jpg


A Stunning Top

No explanation needed on this baby- Just a stunning take on a classic design-  photo a1 quilt.jpg photo a2 quilt.jpg


3 SINGLE COILS

The classic strat line up of 3 single coil pickups in an amazing Matt Artinger package! Just look at that figuring on the top & the sweepingly sensuous carve of the back! All the spank you’d expect, but dressed up for a night at the Ball- photo afbIMG_4151.jpg photo bIMG_4501 copy.jpg photo bIMG_4488 copy.jpg photo bIMG_4481 copy.jpg


GARCIA TRIBUTE GUITAR

The Godfather, the Grandaddy of them all, the original King of the Jam band, was, of course, Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead! Although he played numerous guitars over the course of his career with both the Dead, The Jerry Garcia Band and numerous others, he is most often identified with the ¬†custom instruments he played later in his prolific life. ¬†Here is Matt Artinger’s unique interpretation, The Garcia Tribute Guitar.
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SINGLECUT IN KOA

Bound for world travel, this classic design in Koa will be a show-stopper where ever it sings. The attention to detail on this instrument is a testament to Matt Artinger’s keen eye and unswerving vision in the art of custom guitar building. photo ablogkoa.jpg photo ablogkoa2.jpg photo ablogkoa3.jpg photo ablogkoa4.jpg