Since 2019

Trusted Partner

Banker is the First Boutique Builder to join forces with Gibson Brands as Part of their Authorized Partner Program. This program grants Banker license to utilize certain historical body and headstock designs which are trademarked by Gibson Brands.

Our Story

Banker was founded by owner and luthier Matthew Hughes. It is the definitive boutique guitar shop, every instrument is scratch built by hand from start to finish. The mission is exactly the same today as it was from the beginning- capture the magic of the greatest vintage guitars in the world and infuse it in modern instruments that can meet the needs of today's professional musicians.

Meet The Team

Matthew Hughes

Chairman of the Boards

Guitar Builder Extraordinaire

Custodial Engineer

Getaway Driver

Sarah "Darby" Hughes

Office Manager

Customer Service

Full Time Hype Man for Matt

Victoria's Secret Super Model (Retired)


Shop Dawg

Rough Mill Work/Saw Dust Enthusiast

Part Time Model

Eater of Sand Paper


Shop Dawg Apprentice

Time Clock Thief

Social Media Influencer

Scrap Wood Recycling Manager

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