Founded in 1976, the Santa Cruz Guitar Company brought boutique guitar making to the forefront of the steel string guitar business. Built upon the idea that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts, each of their luthiers have become masterful in their current specialty and collectively embody nearly two hundred years of expertise. By adhering to the principles of physics and the tried & true practices of lutherie, Richard Hoover and his dedicated team of a dozen luthiers continue to guarantee the most sophisticated instruments of their kind.
This shop favorite sounds as beautiful as it looks- elegant and classy with rich overtones and sound that seems to burst from it’s small body. All solid Mahogany with a OO body shape and 24.75″ scale length gives this guitar tremendous sustain and warmth. Once you pick it up, it’s tough to put down. For […]
A modern take on the classic Rosewood Dreadnaught from one of the premier builders in the country. This guitar is built to excel where older and more traditional dreadnaught designs have left something to be desired: in the mid and treble ranges. Combining classic dreadnaught bass response with modern balance, this guitar is truly special. As with most Santa Cruz guitars, this baby sings, and being a dreadnaught, it sings loud.
This guitar sports a larger OM body shape creating an incredibly lush tone with an increase in volume. It is a custom model with an Adirondack Spruce top allowing increased repsonse, clarity between notes, and increased headroom allowing the player to really dig in. And on top of all, this thing is classy and beautiful, […]