8147 Main St., Ellicott City
What’s in store: Handmade custom electric guitars and a few acoustic ones fill the showroom, which relocated from Savage Mill in December 2010. Try out the models preferred by bands The Misfits and Raven, and artist Barry Goudreau. Custom guitars start at $2,200. The shop also carries a lower-priced import line, starting at $550 each.