Guild is one of the world’s historic guitar manufacturers with a long-standing reputation for building iconic musical instruments. From the New York jazz scene in the 1950s, Richie Havens’ legendary performance at Woodstock, to Seattle’s Kim Thayil of Soundgarden, Guild guitars helped create some of the greatest music in history. With a tradition built on old world craftsmanship, quality, and value, Guild guitars have always been made to be played.
Guild Westerly Guitars offer entry level and solid wood guitars for beginners through working professionals in various combinations of Spruce and Mahogany. Guild USA Guitars are handcrafted in California at the highest possible quality and are suitable instruments for collectors, performers, and enthusiasts alike. Guild offers several sizes of guitar. You can find sizing information below.
D - Dreadnought
The D size is a Dreadnought size and is considered the standard shape and size of an acoustic guitar. It is a large and deep body, which provides a broad and full sound across the range. This size is available in the Westerly and USA series.
M - Concert
The M size is a Concert Size guitar, or Parlor Guitar, favored for their smaller size. This size is available in the Westerly and USA series.
OM - Orchestra Model
The OM size is an Orchestra Model with a shallow body and narrow waist that is comfortable and easy to hold, while having a large lower bout to increase projection and provide a full, rich sound from a smaller body. This size is available in the Westerly series.