#13 - Goldenrod - Front built by Doug Irwin in 1975 for musician Doug Long
#13 – Goldenrod

13 – Goldenrod – Custom, handmade guitar designed and built by renowned luthier Doug Irwin in 1975 for Doug Long. Luthier: Doug Irwin Client: Doug Long Date: 1975 Medium: Dimensions: Length: 40 in. (101.6 cm)

Phil Saam & Basses
Phil Saam Bass

Phil Saam Bass – Designed and built by luthier Doug Irwin circa 1970s in Northern California. Luthier: Doug Irwin Client: Phil Saam Date: Circa 1970s Medium: Electronics: Dimensions: Length: Width: Weight:

Irwin Guitars #024 - Front
Irwin Guitars #024

Irwin Guitars #024 – Built in the late 1970s featuring Cocobolo & Flame Maple neck through construction, bound Cocobolo top & back with oil finish. Hand carved Ebony “Woman” silhouette with Ruby nipples. Signature original Irwin Guitars “Deluxe Earth Eagle” … Read More

#003 Lacewood

“Lacewood” 003 – LACEWOOD is predecessor two of Jerry Garcia’s Wolf guitar. Lacewood was hand bcrafted from scratch in 1972 and originally sold in 1973 to the Stanroy Music Center in Santa Rosa California. Technical Description: Features an ultra-rare radical … Read More

Mike Thut
Mike Thut – Photographs

Mike Thut – Photographs of Doug Irwin’s Guitars for Jerry Garcia. Mike is the owner of Terrapin Studio and long time photographer at The Gathering of the Vibes.   Mike Thut’s Facebook page >

Robbi Cohn - Photographer
Robbi Cohn Photographs

About Robbi Cohn Robbi Cohn was born in Pennsylvania, lived in Colorado, Florida, California and North Carolina before moving to Arkansas where she currently resides. Photographing musicians since 1984, and specializing in images of the Grateful Dead, she was the … Read More

Photographer Herb Greene
Herb Greene Photographs

About Herb Greene The music revolution was a vital and integral component of the sixties San Francisco art scene. Herb Greene photographed the rock musicians and other members of San Francisco’s cultural milieu during the height of its creative productivity. … Read More

Three Classic Doug Irwin Guitars
Three Classic Doug Irwin Guitars

Three classic Doug Irwin guitars added to the website for your viewing pleasure! The very unique “Dollar Sign” guitar, Phil Lesh’ custom bass guitar and the “Rosewood Special” which is a highly decorative, one of a kind masterpiece! Phil Lesh’ … Read More

Rosewood Special - Front
Rosewood Special

“Rosewood Special” The “Rosewood Special” was meticulously hand crafted with mother of pearl inlays on the fret board and the iconic “Tiger” on the back of the body by master guitar luthier Doug Irwin. Guitar Details Serial Number: #007 Luthier: … Read More

Dollar Sign Guitar - Body
Dollar Sign Guitar

“Dollar Sign Guitar” A Stunning All Original 1974 Doug Irwin Masterpiece… 1974 Doug Irwin Screaming Dollar Sign Guitar “$27 Snap On Face” (Stereo). This very unique piece of exotica was specially made by Doug Irwin (Jerry Garcia’s Luthier) for Bob … Read More