Each manufacturer offers numerous customization options which can range from specialized tonewoods for a unique tone, customized finish colors, uniquely designed inlays, and beyond.
Creating a custom design offers the unique opportunity to build a bit of your own personality into the instrument. Here are just a few special models we have helped our customers design.
Martin 2K Custom Blue Ukulele
Custom instruments can be elegant.
This Custom Martin 2K Concert ukulele was made of solid koa wood with a deep glossy blue finish and intricate tree of life inlay up the fretboard and extending onto the headstock.
Santa Cruz OM Grand "DFC 50th Anniversary Edition" Guitar
Customization can be subtle.
For our 50th Anniversary DFC founder Harry Tuft and Santa Cruz Guitar Company founder Richard Hoover designed this Santa Cruz OM Grand with special "est. 1962, Denver Folklore Center 50th Anniversary" fretboard inlay.
Deering John Hartford Custom "Moose" Banjo
Custom Shop instruments can be fun.
A customer with a fun personality and a love of everything moose had us help design this custom inlaid Deering John Hartford 5 String Banjo.
Custom Collings OM1ATSB Traditional Guitar
Bruce VanWart, Collings Guitars Director of Lutherie, holding the body of a custom-ordered Collings OM1ATSB nearing its completion.
Want a unique instrument to suit your specific musical needs? Contact us or visit the Denver Folklore Center today and speak with one of our expert staff members. We’d love to work with you to create a one-of-a-kind instrument all your own.