In presenting these photographs, I intend only to introduce the basic idea that flat top steel string guitars come in a large variety of sizes, as well as materials, and designs. There are innumerable variations of these sizes and models, but I won’t even attempt to discuss them here. Mostly, I think it’s important for beginning guitarists to know that there is a wealth of choice available. As they develop their playing style and technique, most guitarists will find it useful and interesting to get out and try some of the different guitars available. After all, there are so many models because there are so many different tastes.
Following is a sampling of new instruments from three of the largest American guitar factorie