Since 1833, CF Martin & Co has remained a worldwide leader in acoustic guitars, ukuleles, and bronze-wound strings. Made with a combination of new techniques and old tradition, their handcrafted instruments use innovative strings created with core wire to hold tunings better. Their instruments garner attention across all music genres and segments of pop culture from bluegrass to rock and Broadway to TV shows like Glee. CF Martin operates with the perfect blend of design innovation and heritage. Their luthiers commit themselves to creating products with exceptional quality that adheres to the Martin tradition while pioneering new developments in X-bracing and resonance quality improvement. The company’s commitments to creating instruments from sustainable woods and alternative materials, has allowed them to sell their instruments almost anywhere in the world. Martin guitars are the gold standard for artists all over the world including legendary artists Elvis Presley, Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, and John Mayer. Their lines range from affordable options for students and budding musicians to their signature artist series and customizable instruments.