Richard Hoover

Richard Hoover

Richard Hoover started the Santa Cruz Guitar Company in 1976 and has never strayed from his mission of making the finest acoustic guitars in the world with a small team of dedicated luthiers. He also loves sustainable wood hunting, his 1959 Chevy Apache truck, and supporting his Labrador’s tennis ball obsession. He invites you to enable his “talking about guitars” problem at scgc@santacruzguitar.com.



Play It Smart! Must-Know Seasonal Care for Acoustics

June 11, 2019
Keep your guitar sounding great and in peak playing condition with these simple—and essential—tips for combating environmental threats.
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