Video: The 2014 Martin Custom Shop Models

In the new video below, Martin's Senior Artist Relations Manager, Chris Thomas, unveils two new beautifully crafted Custom Shop models — the Eric Clapton OM-ECHF Navy Blues Model and the CS-00S-14.

Both guitars were debuted at the 2014 Winter NAMM Show.

The Eric Clapton OM-ECHF Navy Blues is the third in a series of collaborations between Martin, Clapton, and Clapton's multi-talented friend/associate in Japan, Hiroshi Fujiwara.

The CS-00S-14 is a premium Style 42 12-fret slotted-head fingerstyle model crafted with rare Honduran rosewood back and sides.

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Acoustic Nation

Acoustic Nation is written by Laura B. Whitmore, a music industry marketing veteran, music journalist and editor, who has contributed to, Guitar World, and others. She has interviewed hundreds of musicians and hosts the She Rocks Podcast. As the founder of the Women’s International Music Network, she advocates for women in the music industry and produces the annual She Rocks Awards. She is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Positive Grid, making the world safe for guitar exploration everywhere! A guitarist and singer/songwriter, Laura is currently co-writing an album of pop songs that empower and energize girls.