Only dealers offering the highest level of service and attention are invited to join the Martin Custom Shop Expert Program. This program was designed by Martin to offer the absolute best custom guitar-buying experience, that only the top guitar retailers can provide. These elite dealers possess an extensive knowledge of the styles, shapes and history of Martin Guitars. They must go above and beyond for their customs, because anyone purchasing a Martin Custom Shop instrument deserves the ultimate experience.
Acoustic Centre is proud to be Australia's only Martin Custom Shop Expert Dealer
How Do I Order a Martin Custom Shop Guitar?
Ordering your Martin Custom Shop Guitar is easy! We routinely stock many great Custom Shop guitars right here on our site. If you have an idea for your own custom build, just contact our sales team to get started. You can submit a full list of specifications and images, or you can simply start with the base model that you like and add custom additions or changes. We'll help you get your ideas dialled-in and submit them to the Martin Custom Shop for a quote. After submission, yo can expect to recieve a quote within a few days, depending on the complexity of your build. Quotes are free with no obligation to purchase. Along with the price quote, you'll receive a full spec sheet and an estimated completion for the build. Then the decision is yours!
How Much Is a Martin Custom Shop Guitar?
Pricing for Martin Custom Shop guitars can vary widely depending on the complexity of customizations. Prices can range from $5000 to over $50,000! The best way to get an accurate cost for your Martin Custom Guitar is to request a quote through Acoustic Centre.
In general, every spec change will have an impact on pricing. The higher you go with the Style number (18, 28, 45, etc.) for your base model, the higher the price. Adding pearl inlay will increase the price, and the the timbers used will also impact the overall price. Acoustic Centre can help you navigate the selection process to build you the guitar of your dreams at a price that works for you.
How Long Does it Take to Build a Martin Custom Shop Guitar?
Martin Custom Shop guitars are always in high demand. And while wait time for a Custom Shop build ranges from a few months to one year, they are always well worth the wait. Build time can vary based on the complexity of your order, availablity of materials, and the time of year that you order is places. Acoustic Centre will be able to give you an accurate build time during the quote process.
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