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About EGW & Tortuga

Originally founded as Endorian Guitarworks in 2021, EGW Guitars exists to support and inspire passionate guitarists of all levels through top-quality instrument service and building custom electric guitars of your dreams. In late 2023, we were honored to welcome Tortuga pedals into the EGW family - adding beautiful boutique effects to our product offerings.

Combining superior equipment service, expert knowledge, and an inclusive community, EGW ensures you have the perfect instrument to learn new skills, expand your comfort zone, and gain confidence in music and life.

A letter from Matt

I've been a guitarist since age 14, been working on my gear since I was 16, and performing since I was 18. But like many, I often set music aside for a time to focus on what people told me I should care about. I lived in the rat race, ruled by the corporate grind.

But in 2020, I woke up. Enough was enough. Life is short, and music is my passion.

Now here we are, together, sharing a community built around the most inspiring musical force in our lives, the guitar. I am home and glad to have you here with me.

- Matt Ackerman (Owner)

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EGW Backstage

A guided look at life, experiences, and the ways & means of the guitarist's journey

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EGW is by appointment only - Monday thru Friday. 
If you need a weekend accommodation, please call or email.

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