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(from left: Jeff Huss, Brian Dickel, Kimberly Dalton, Mark Dalton) It is with mixed emotions and a sense of nostalgia that Huss & Dalton Guitar Company (H&D) announces the impending retirement of company co-founder, Jeff Huss. Together with business partner, Mark Dalton, Jeff began this journey over 25 years ago in his humble garage before quickly growing into one of the most respected leaders in the boutique guitar market. In conjunction with Jeff’s retirement H&D is pleased to announce that Brian Dickel, former bassist for The Steel Wheels, has partnered with Mark to continue the tradition of excellence and provide new energy and vision for the future. Jeff’s humor, demeanor, and steady leadership will be missed. Not one to seek the spotlight,...

The concept of building guitars for a living began in the Rockfish Valley of Virginia probably in the winter of '94 folding in to Spring/Summer '95. It's hard to remember the exact moment in time it formed. Two guys with ideas, skill, passion, determination...

It's pretty amazing to watch our build process as each piece of raw wood becomes its own part and is added to the next which finally becomes a musical box. Building guitars is not easy but it's our passion. Here is a custom OO-SP Cocobolo back. The bracing is Red spruce. (every one of ours is braced with RS) The projected finish date is early February 2021. This one sold through one of our VA Dealers, The Fret Shop. www.fretshopva.com ...

Late last year, 2019, we announced our first-ever solid body electric guitar, the Statesboro SC Classic. We're excited to venture into this new territory for our company. From its classic peg head, to its beautiful sunburst flame maple top and Pure PAF-type pickups, this guitar is ready to rock. Inspired by the thick, luscious tones of the late Duane Allman’s guitar rig and the sounds of Southern Rock, Huss and Dalton conspired with pickup wizard Lindy Fralin, of Richmond, Virginia, to produce an electric guitar that will evoke the sounds of the Allman Brothers Band’s renowned guitarist—and more. Topped with Huss and Dalton’s Crossroads-style peg head, with Gotoh chrome tuners, the one-piece mahogany neck of the Statesboro SC Classic has been carefully...

Our Authorized Dealer in Taiwan, Guitar Kids Music Center is owned by a young, smart man, Allen Chen. We met Allen a few years ago at the Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, CA. Allen started studying and learning about our build process and by the next year's show, he was ready to add our line to his shop. He has represented us very well. This past NAMM show, 2020, Allen placed an order for four custom guitars and added another one about mid-way through that batch being completed.https://guitarkids.net/ Enter Arrow Wei. She is a very young rising star in Taiwan and we've now completed a custom built OM-C Custom for her. We worked closely with Allen...