C.F. Martin & Co. ® (www.martinguitar.com) has been creating the finest instruments in the world for over 180 years. It continues to innovate, introducing techniques and features that have become industry standards, including X-bracing, the 14-fret guitar and the “Dreadnought” size. One of the world’s leading acoustic instrument makers, Martin guitars are hand-made by skilled craftsmen and women, who use a combination of new design and techniques, along with those introduced by the company founder. With it's Nazareth, PA factory only 45 minutes away, Northeast Music Center hosts many bus trips to the Martin Factory, and has helped make their guitars one of the best sellers that we carry. Stop in and hear what over 180 years of guitar building experience sounds like.