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The Future Is Here... Baranik B1s Land at TNAG!


We were all truly thrilled and excited here at The North American Guitar in the time following the Winter NAMM Show pending the arrival of a host of brand new instruments from some of our favourite luthiers, and now they have begun to arrive that excitement has seamlessly transferred into our continuing journey with these magnificent fresh additions to our walls!

One of the most refreshing aspects of the small workshop world is seeing each builder keep pushing their boundaries and striving for innovative and unexplored ways to build and inspire. A great example from the show was our dear friend Mike Baranik, presenting a range of fully formed, out-of-this-world electrics along side his outstanding, highly nuanced Acoustics.

This striking new model looks like it was pulled right out of Roswell, with the build quality and staggering attention to detail we've always been so fond of in Mike's work very much present and at its finest in these versatile instruments.

Although both feature the distinctive new body shape and instantly iconic headstock, the range on display between the two instruments is a joy to behold and interact with, with a similar ethos in the clarity and detail of their tones amid distinctly differing outputs and draws.

We've been blown away on our journey so far with this remarkable pair, and cannot wait to see where Mike's vision takes us all going into the future with this brand new lineup.


Watch our introduction to these jaw-dropping electrics with Mike Baranik at Winter NAMM here;


And for more information on our new Baranik B1s; 



We first saw these stunning new B1 Electrics at Mike Baranik's jaw-dropping booth at this years Winter NAMM Show, and we've been awaiting their arrival ever since with no shortage of anticipation!

This extra-terrestrial masterpiece is a thrilling display of Mike's expert craftsmanship and highly nuanced work, with an intuitive feel and inspiring tonality it really is a difficult instrument to put down and truly jaw-dropping visuals.  

The Mojo Tissue Box pickups deliver a notably powerful output for a single-coil, while retaining startling clarity and depth that works impeccably with all kinds of effects pedals and in a diverse range of musical scenarios, with the blend selector offering a huge range of combinations.

The playability is exceptional, with an effortless feel under the left hand and flawless tuning stability thanks to the thoughtful and considered hardware choices that make sure of the perfect functionality. 

  • Electric Guitar Model B1 #010
  • Suggested Pink,
  • Mojo Hologram Tissue Box pickups,
  • Duesenberg Les Trem,Schaller roller bridge
  • hipshot tuners
  • 25" scale Ziricote fretboard
  • 14" radius
  • Gator Transit gigbag 

Baranik B1 Electric Guitar, Federal Blue with Racing Stripes - £3,750

We first saw these stunning new B1 Electrics at Mike Baranik's jaw-dropping booth at this years Winter NAMM Show, and we've been awaiting their arrival ever since with no shortage of anticipation!

This bold new creation from Mike Baranik is as inspiring as it is stunning and full of fantastic features and lovely, detailed craftsmanship. 

The ergonomics of the instrument are unbelievable. The guitar feels silky and lively to play with impeccable tuning stability and an intuitive feel to everything from the dialing in of the pickups through to the smooth, touch-sensitive tremolo system.

The Mojo Goldfoil pickups are faithful reproductions of their vintage counterparts and deliver crystal clear, super dynamic tones that suit the guitar down to the ground. Both clean and driven they offer a responsive and rich tonality perfect for creating sonic landscapes with effects or for picking out the nuances of your playing.

The visuals of the guitar have blown us all away, with the Racing Stripes on Mike's Federal Blue finish and UFO control plate giving the instrument a clear defined personality and charm.

  • Electric Guitar Model B1 #009
  • Federal Blue with racing stripes
  • Mojo Gold foil pickups
  • Duesenberg JM tremolo
  • Schaller roller bridge
  • Hipshot tuners
  • 25" scale Black Palm fretboard
  • 14" radius 
  • Gator Transit gigbag

For more information on these incredible new instruments from Mike Baranik, please don't hesitate to get in touch via email at or on the phone on +44 (0) 207 835 5597. 

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