Cherry & Walnut Back and Sides Sets for Sale!

Cherry & Walnut Back and Sides Sets for Sale!

Want to build your very own guitar? After the success of our first cherry guitar (the G-50C model), we’re making a limited number of back and sides sets of that same wood available for purchase directly from our shop. This high-quality wood was originally bought...

New Dealer in Louisiana!

We’re exited to welcome Louisiana’s Southern Strings to our small family of dealers! They have what looks to be a remarkable collection of fine guitars, including one of our Doc Watson models. Hope you’ll check them out! (We hope to, too, next time...

Winfield 2016

We’re off to the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas, today, where we’ll set up a Gallagher booth and hang out for the weekend. Looking to try out a few guitars? We’ll have two used models (a G-70 from the 70s and a refinished G-65), a brand...
Custom Sassafras Guitars

Custom Sassafras Guitars

We are excited this week to deliver a set of custom guitars to two brothers who have affectionately become known around the shop as the “Sassafras Brothers”. These two guitars are quite different from one another, but both feature sassafras rosettes, made...
New Shop Floor

New Shop Floor

The floor of the shop was looking rather rough (and, to be honest, hazardous) lately, so over our summer break, we tore it out and laid a new floor. The brick walls of our building have notches built into them to hold floor beams, so we laid a new set of beams and...
Joe Bonamassa, on a ’78 Doc Watson Model

Joe Bonamassa, on a ’78 Doc Watson Model

In an interview in Acoustic Magazine, blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa called the 1978 Doc Watson model “one of the real stars” of his recent project, An Acoustic Evening at the Vienna Opera House. See him playing “Woke Up Dreaming” on that...
Ed Helms in Guitar Aficionado

Ed Helms in Guitar Aficionado

In the cover story of Guitar Aficionado‘s May/June 2013 issue, Ed Helms discusses acting, banjo picking, and playing his most recent acquisition: the Gallagher G-50 that belonged to Doc Watson. Read more of the article...
Gallagher Feature in Tennessee Home & Farm

Gallagher Feature in Tennessee Home & Farm

“Behind a weathered brick storefront in tiny Wartrace, Tennessee, generations of Gallaghers assemble far-flung ingredients from alien landscapes to craft an entirely familiar object…” from the summer 2011 edition of Tennessee Home & Farm. Read...