650.493.2131
Hours: Mon - Thu 10:30am - 8:00pm  -=-  Fri - Sat 10:30am - 5:30pm  -=-  211 Lambert Ave., Palo Alto, Ca 94306,  650-493-2131  -=-  Contact us
Radio Gryphon
» All Guitars
» Steel String Guitars
» Vintage & Used Only
» Nylon String Guitars
» Solid-body Electrics
» Archtop Guitars
» Small Size Guitars
» 12-String Guitars
» Resophonic Guitars
» Lap Steel Guitars
» Left-Handed Guitars
» Misc Guitars

» All Banjos

» 5-st. Open Back Banjos
» 5-st. Resonator Banjos
» Plectrum Banjos
» Tenor Banjos
» Mandolin Family
» Ukuleles


INSTRUMENTS IN STOCK
NEWEST ARRIVALS!

» All Guitars
» Steel String Guitars
» Vintage & Used Only
» Nylon String Guitars
» Solid-body Electrics
» Archtop Guitars
» Small Size Guitars
» 12-String Guitars
» Resophonic Guitars
» Lap Steel Guitars
» Left-Handed Guitars
» Misc Guitars
» All Banjos
» 5-st. Open Back Banjos
» 5-st. Resonator Banjos
» Plectrum Banjos
» Tenor Banjos
» Mandolin Family
» Violin Family
» Basses
» All Ukuleles
» Soprano Ukes
» Concert Ukes
» Tenor Ukes
» Baritone Ukes
» Banjo Ukes
» Dulcimers
» Amplifiers
» Instrument Cases
» LeftHand Instruments
» Vintage Parts
» Miscellaneous

FEATURED BUILDERS
(alphabetically)
» Bourgeois Guitars
» Collings Guitars
» Gibson Guitars
» Gretsch
» Huss & Dalton Guitars
» Kamaka Ukuleles
» Martin Guitars
» Vintage Martins
» McPherson Guitars
» Rick Turner Guitars
» Santa Cruz Guitars
» Taylor Guitars
» Veillette Guitars

Frank is rebuilding a 1920 Gibson K-2 Mandocello with a top that is caving in. Check out his blow-by-blow reporting!
Our Most Recent 30 Sound files!
(more selections available on the left)
New Collings OM1 Custom, German/koa


"Time after Time" : played by Matt Lynch
1930s Nioma Square Neck made by Regal


"Fireball Mail" : played by Paul Jacobs
New Collings OM1 Custom, Torrefied, Adirondack/maple


"G licks" : played by Jack Tuttle - Gryphon Teaching Staff
2010 Grimes, Steve, Beamer 16.5 koa/spruce


"Beyond the Reef" : played by Tom Culbertson - Gryphon Teaching Staff
1962 Martin 0-16NY


"Earl of Salibury" : played by Tom Culbertson - Gryphon Teaching Staff
c. 1957 Fender Studio Deluxe with Legs


"Studio Deluxe Ride" : played by Paul Jacobs
2002 Graziano Led Jr.


"What A Wonderful World" : played by Tom Culbertson - Gryphon Teaching Staff
This is just strummed with the side of the thumb.
1988 Taylor 812


"Santee" : played by Matt Lynch
New Allison Style A OM, Cedar/koa


"Songbird" : played by Matt Lynch
New Allison Model D Style B, Sunburst


"Forked Deer" : played by Paul Jacobs
New Allison Model D Style A, Adirondack top, Sunburst


"Freight Train Boogie" : played by Paul Jacobs
1996 Martin D-42 w/ Fishman Matrix


"Bandwagon" : played by Matt Lynch
1996 Martin D-42 w/ Fishman Matrix


"the tree" : played by Matt Lynch
New Martin OM-28


"soap bar blues" : played by Matt Lynch
New Martin OM-21 Ambertone


"black gold" : played by Matt Lynch
2008 Collings 01 Sunburst


"Black Spider Blues" : played by Paul Jacobs
1936 Dobro No. 37 14-fret square neck


"Moana Chimes" : played by Paul Jacobs
1998 Martin HD-28V LSV Brazilian


"C jam" : played by Matt Lynch
New Santa Cruz OM/PW, Cedar top, 1 11/16" nut, Short scale


"Park Place" : played by Matt Lynch
New Santa Cruz D, Adirondack top


"Walk Away" : played by Matt Lynch
New Santa Cruz Firefly, Sunburst


"Lambert Ave Rag" : played by Matt Lynch
New Huss & Dalton Singletree, 12" rim


"Ol Mother Flanigan" : played by Tom Culbertson - Gryphon Teaching Staff
New Waldman 12" Wood-O-Phone


"Napoleon Crossing The Rhein" : played by Tom Culbertson - Gryphon Teaching Staff
New Bart Reiter Regent


"Red Rocking Chair" : played by Tom Culbertson - Gryphon Teaching Staff
1902 Fairbanks Electric #0


"Buffalo Gals" : played by Tom Culbertson - Gryphon Teaching Staff
New Vance 12 inch Cherry


"Camptown Races" : played by Tom Culbertson - Gryphon Teaching Staff
New Rick Turner Compass Rose All Walnut Full Gloss


"When I'm 64" : played by Tom Culbertson - Gryphon Teaching Staff
New Ome Jubilee, Walnut


"Little Sadie" : played by Tom Culbertson - Gryphon Teaching Staff
New Huss & Dalton Singletree


"Colored Aristocracy" : played by Tom Culbertson - Gryphon Teaching Staff
New Pisgah Dobson 12"


"Farewell Trion" : played by Tom Culbertson - Gryphon Teaching Staff
New Deering Eagle II Openback


"Barlow Knife" : played by Tom Culbertson - Gryphon Teaching Staff
New Rickard Maple Ridge, 12", Antiqued brass hardware


"Spotted Dick" : played by Tom Culbertson - Gryphon Teaching Staff

Gryphon Stringed Instruments

Our Hours

Monday through Thursday
10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Friday and Saturday
10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Contact us

Our Location

211 Lambert Avenue
at the corner of Park and Lambert
Palo Alto, California 94306
650.493.2131



Sign up for the
Gryphon eGazette

Email:
See Sample Articles

The Gryphon Advantage
Here are some of the reasons Gryphon is so well regarded.


The Gryphon Mercantile