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Irwin Guitars - Ukiah, California

Doug Irwin is a luthier who alone, designed and built five custom guitars for Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead. The five guitars include Wolf, Wolf Jr. (headless), Tiger, Rosebud and Eagle (Alembic). Doug has designed and built many other guitars.

Doug also built a limited amount of other guitars and basses including a bass for Pete Sears and a bass for Phil Lesh. Two other guitars are documented as being built by Irwin: Rosewood and a Les Paul type guitar. These two guitars appear in the one and only D. Irwin Guitar Company sales brochure.

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