Don’t let the long acronym overwhelm you. The Martin SWOMGT is an orchestra model (OM) with a gloss top (GT) and is part of their Smart Woods Series (SW). The result is a truly unique acoustic guitar that strives to provide a quality instrument to musicians using sustainable materials.
Smart Wood Series
Martin’s new Smart Wood Series uses environmentally friendly forest products. Many popular tone woods like mahogany and rosewood are not very sustainable because more trees are harvested than are growing. Old growth trees are becoming increasingly difficult to find and use, causing deforestation and high guitar prices world-wide. Continue Reading