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Martin Guitars - 1 Series DC-1E Demo

April 15, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, where he visits the Martin Guitars booth. In this video, we get to see and hear the new 1 Series, a take off the popular X and Road Series guitars. However, the just announced 1 Series guitars, are the first guitars for Martin at this price point that feature REAL solid sapele sides and back and a solid sitka spruce top. The necks are composed of rust stratabond, which stabilizes and holds the neck in place for years to come. In addition, they come with a style-28 rosette, modified hybrid ''X'' scalloped bracing and solid East Indian rosewood fingerboard and bridge.

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1966 Martin D12-35 Neck Heel Restore

March 17, 2009
John Brown whips a ''66 D12-35 neck into shape
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Going Green: The Guitar Industry Plans for the Future

September 9, 2008
The wood so crucial for the incredible range of sounds available exclusively from a high quality guitar is, in many cases, facing imminent extinction.
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Martin Guitar Museum - Part III

June 30, 2008
More footage of Martin's Guitar Museum.

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Martin Guitar Museum - Part II

June 30, 2008
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.

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Martin Guitar Factory Tour - Part III

June 30, 2008
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.

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Martin Guitar Factory Tour - Part IV

June 30, 2008
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.

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Martin Guitar Museum - Part I

June 30, 2008
Footage of Martin's Guitar Museum.

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Martin Guitar Factory Tour- Part I

June 30, 2008
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.

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Martin Guitar Factory Tour - Part II

June 30, 2008
Premier Guitar is checking out the Martin Guitar factory. Here, we look at rim sanding, body assembly, fretboard gluing, bracing and dovetail necks.

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