Dick Boak is an industry legend who worked at C.F. Martin & Co. for 40 years and made many contributions during his career. He is a noted historian, lecturer, and artist. Dick worked on the development of both the C.F. Martin & Co. Museum and Archives projects as well as the popular Artist Signature Guitars series program. Boak long served as Martin’s historian and he has significant personal understanding of the evolution of the craft of guitar making. He is well-known for his gregarious manner, knowledge, and welcoming personality. Dick will discuss pushing the limits of guitar design.