C.F. Martin is one of the world’s leading acoustic guitar makers – founding industry standards such as X-bracing and the “Dreadnought” body size. C.F. Martin & Co. has been creating fine acoustic guitars for over 175 years and continues to do so with a combination of skilled hand-craftsmanship and modern design techniques. The list of Martin guitar artists spans past and present, including Elvis Presley, Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, John Mayer, Colbie Callait, The Avett Brothers and Ed Sheeran.