acoustic guitar

Taylor 417e-R Demo | First Look

The newest gem in the Grand Pacific line opens up the tone possibilities of a round shouldered dreadnought.

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A pop idol’s signature edition shines a light on an underrated and intriguing Martin body style.

Easy playability. Great harmonic balance between high and low strings. High-quality build. Crafted from sustainable woods.

Electronics don’t entirely capture guitar’s balance.


Martin 000JR-10E Shawn Mendes


There’s not a lot of reason for Martin to mess with new body styles. Just about every standard shape in their line—from the 0, 00, 000, up through their dreadnoughts—are inarguably stone-cold classics and foundational works from which much of the rest of the acoustic-guitar industry takes their inspiration and cues.

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DIY: How to String a Classical Guitar

Tips and tools you need to change strings on a classical guitar.

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