John, a retired USAF aircraft structural technician (of 15 years), is no stranger to the Emerald Guitars Custom Shop. “Rosie is my 4th Emerald guitar. My guitars are way fancier than my playing.” John’s first Emerald guitar was a custom Chimaera: red, blue, and silver with a standard 6-string and baritone 6-string fanned fret. His
“Every now and then we find a piece of veneer that is extra special and so was the case when we opened our delivery of Ziricote. There were 2 pieces that had very unusual heart wood formations that when book matched created a cross or to my eyes a flaming sword.I set it aside knowing
Alex was looking for a Carbon guitar with a full rich tone with lots of bass yet still wanted comfort and playability so of course we recommended our X30 to him. To make the Aesthetics as special as the tone he chose a beautiful Padauk veneer and we added a subtle curvature to the
A Selection Of 2018 Custom Cocobolo Guitars Emeralds Cocobolo Journey For the last number of years I have been searching the world and building a collection of the finest wood veneers that nature has to offer. We love building carbon guitars but when you combine the strength and stability of carbon with the natural
Johnny Gallagher Insights On The Emerald X10 A luthiers thoughts on the X10 – Alistair Hay It’s no secret that I have a love for the electric guitar, I have been asked many times why Emerald don’t build Electrics. Well in many ways I would love to, but right now I feel we have much
Friday, 06 October 2017 by Sean
Harp guitar and fingerstyle player Jamie Dupuis has paid tribute to legendary rock band Rush in his latest video featuring his Emerald Guitars Synergy X20.
Thursday, 20 July 2017 by Sean
We were so thrilled to hear from a customer whose exciting adventures recently took him onto the world famous TEDx Talks stage to tell his story.