Sadowsky News and Updates

Roger’s Blog: Fingerboard Cleaning and Oiling: Everything You Could Ever Want to Know.

August 20, 2020

Everything you could ever want to know about cleaning and oiling maple and rosewood fingerboards. Based on years of working on guitars…..since 1972.

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August Shop Update

August 3, 2020

Roger’s latest shop updates and news.

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Sadowsky Shop Reopens

June 8, 2020

Sadowsky Guitars Reopens We are happy to announce that Sadowsky Guitars has reopened following our COVID19 closure. We will remain closed to the public until conditions improve further. Our shop will be much smaller than before… my crew will consist of Ellis Hahn and Lukasz Gunia. Ellis is a 15-year veteran of Sadowsky Guitars… my shop manager and the person I rely on the most to keep my ship afloat… as well as a great…

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Note from Roger about the Sadowsky/Warwick Licensing Agreement

January 28, 2020

Hello Everyone, There has been a lot of speculation and questions on social media about the Warwick partnership and model lines. I want to explain everything in detail so that there is no confusion. First of all, I am not retiring! This is a licensing and distribution agreement only. I remain fully involved and behind all decisions regarding design, quality, branding, and everything else Sadowsky. The Sadowsky NYC Custom Shop will stay open, continue to…

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Sadowsky NYC Custom Shop NAMM 2020 Instruments

January 13, 2020

We hope that you can make it to the 2020 NAMM show in Anaheim CA this weekend. If you didn’t get a chance to check out our instruments, we’ve gathered photos of most of them here. Many of these instruments have sold, but contact Carl Luckert by email or phone (718.433.1990/ carl@sadowsky.com) a similar one. Click on the images below for a hi-res slideshow and hover for the serial number.

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Connie Bolger Sadowsky Photos and Blog Post

January 8, 2020

Thanks to Connie Bolger for a great post on Sadowsky Guitars! Read the full entry here: https://sdphotogal.blogspot.com/2019/09/sadowsky-guitars-visit-photographs.html

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Warwick Gmbh to be Exclusive Licensee for Sadowsky Guitars Ltd.

January 8, 2020

Long Island City, NY: December 16, 2019—​We’d like to announce a new licensing and distribution partnership between Sadowsky Guitars and Warwick. While Sadowsky Guitars will continue to run the Sadowsky NYC Custom Shop, where we will make our NYC Custom Shop Instruments, Warwick will build and distribute our Metro and MetroExpress instruments. Warwick will also distribute our strings and accessories. The new, Warwick-made Metro and MetroExpress Models will debut at the 2020 NAMM show at…

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Sadowsky Hard Case Alert: Have a Sadowsky Hard Case?

January 31, 2019

If you have a Sadowsky Hard case, please read on: We have discovered that due to new international environmental regulations, the dye in our hard case inserts can now potentially stain the back of your instrument’s neck, which is finished in nitrocellulose lacquer. We have used these cases for three years with no problems, so I suspect it is probably more recent cases. To be on the safe side, please do this regardless of the age…

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Check out the Sadowsky NAMM 2019 Instruments

January 31, 2019

We had a great time this year at the 2019 NAMM show in Anaheim CA. If you didn’t get a chance to check out our instruments, we’ve gathered photos of most of them here. Many of these instruments have sold, but contact Carl Luckert by email or phone (718.433.1990/ carl@sadowsky.com) to double check or to start a new order. Click on the images below for a hi-res slideshow and right click to download.

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New for 2019: the Sadowsky Spruce Core Single Cut

January 21, 2019

New for 2019: the Sadowsky Spruce Core Single Cut Sadowsky Guitars is proud to announce the new Spruce Core Single Cut Bass at the 2019 NAMM show in Anaheim CA. Roger Sadowsky began his career building acoustic guitars in 1972. Since then, the acoustic properties of wood have always played an important role in Roger’s approach to building electric guitars and basses. “Spruce is one of the most musically resonant woods on the planet,” notes…

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