Collings guitars are handmade in Austin, Texas using the finest materials available. Each Collings guitar is made with unmatched precision and attention to detail. Collings electric guitars feature custom pickups from Jason Lollar. Collings strives to deliver tone, playability, a look, and "soul" to impress even though most discerning guitarists. The company was founded in 1973 by Bill Collings, who is one of the most recognized and respected names in the guitar world. Collings acoustic guitars have been highly regarded for decades. In addition to acoustic and electric guitars, Collings also now makes mandolins and ukuleles. Notable users include Lyle Lovett, Conor Oberst, Conan O'Brien, Keith Richards, and John Leventhal.