Here's Part II of our personal tour of the museum, led by Martin's Dick Boak. In this vid you'll see the dreadnaught's rise to popularity thanks to singing cowboys, Elvis and the Kingston Trio among others. Watch as Mr. Boak pulls the company's best sounding guitar out of the display case and demonstrates what audio butter sounds like.
Premier Guitar is checking out the Martin Guitar factory. In this clip you'll see where they make the authentic series guitars and where they repair guitars. Also - check out the company's robotic polisher.
Premier Guitar is checking out the Martin Guitar Factory. In this clip, we take a look at the X-Series, and the company's sound room, along with finishing, inlay, necks and the final assembly of the guitars.
Premier Guitar is checking out how Martin Guitars are made. In this clip you'll get an overview of the parts involved, see how sides are bent and assembled, learn about bracing and see how the ribbon lining is installed.
Though there are many, many factors that contribute to the sound of an individual guitar besides the wood, the woods used in a guitar are probably the most discussed component of the instrument, and they are probably the most misunderstood.
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