Washburn is a guitar manufacturer that has been producing guitars since the late 19th century Washburn Guitars is an American brand and importer of guitars mandolins and other string instruments originally established in 1883 in Chicago, Illinois. The Washburn name is controlled by U.S. Music Corp. a subsidiary of Canadian corporate group Exertis Washburn guitars are known for their quality craftsmanship and innovative designs. The company offers a variety of models to suit different playing styles and skill levels, from entry level instruments to professional-grade guitars. Washburn is also known for its signature series guitars, which are designed in collaboration with renowned musicians. Some popular Washburn guitar models include the Washburn D10 Series acoustic guitars, known for their warm tone and playability, and the Washburn WI Series electric guitars, which offer a versatile range of tones suitable for various music genres. In addition to guitars, Washburn also produces a range of other stringed instruments, including banjos, mandolins, and ukuleles. The company is committed to providing high-quality instruments at affordable prices making them a popular choice among musicians of all levels.