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2014 Bourgeois OM Custom, Brazilian Rosewood/AT Adirondack Spruce
Dana Bourgeois and his team pulled out gorgeous tonewoods for this OM Custom. Dramatically figured Brazilian Rosewood over Adirondack Spruce torrefied to perfection with Dana’s Aged Tone process. The finish is also completed to Dana’s AT specs plus hot hide glue construction throughout, making this 2014 OM Custom a lively and opened up powerhouse right out of the gate. Koa bindings and Waverly tuners complete the package. This Bourgeois has a balanced voice from treble to bass, with an added clarity and presence to the plain strings that really cuts through a mix. The setup is easy peasy and effortless, and the saddle string spacing is a comfortable 2 5/16” for a touch extra room for right hand fingerpicking.
Other keywords: lutherie, luthier, bourgeois guitars, fingerstyle, custom guitar, hhg, 006882$9,785 Add to cart
Scale Length 25.4 in Nut Width 1.75 in String Spacing 2.313 in Woods Spruce - Adirondack (Red) Torrefied, Rosewood - BrazilianAdd to Compare
2018 Greenfield G1, Reserve Cocobolo/Adirondack Spruce
If Michael Greenfield has ever built a dud, we haven’t seen it. Quite the opposite, in fact. We haven’t seen a Greenfield that didn’t knock us out right out the gate. Take this 2018 G1 as a great example. Effortless playability, a voice with sweetness and riches and a slight midrange bump that makes for an engrossing, complete sound–the best tonewoods you’re like to find on a modern build–ergonomic features to maximize player comfort. This G1 does it all. The back and sides are Mike’s reserve grade, 80-year-old Cocobolo, here paired with an Adirondack Spruce top, Honduran Mahogany neck, and a Laskin-inspired arm bevel. Additional appointments include a heel “swoosh” carve, florentine cutaway, clear pickguard, and custom splatter-style Calton flight case.
Other keywords: lutherie, luthier, 326, fingerstyle, bespoke$22,660 Add to cart
Scale Length 25.34 in Nut Width 1.75 in String Spacing 2.188 in Woods Spruce - Adirondack (Red), Rosewood - CocoboloAdd to Compare
2021 Traphagen Classical, Brazilian Rosewood/Cedar
Dake Traphagen continues to be one of our favorite modern classical builders in the States. With works of functional art like this 2021 build in hand, how could we not? Gorgeously dark Brazilian Rosewood for the back and sides, warm Red Cedar on top, slightly elevated fingerboard with a subtle, 20” radius, 20th fret extension with Evo fretwire to boot. Two MOP wheels are inlaid into the Mammoth Ivory tieblock, adding some elegant spice to the dark, warm color palette present elsewhere in the build. Gold Scheller tuners set into Dake’s understated headstock shape set it all off.
Other keywords: isabelle, brc, jurik, fingerstyle, concert classical, brw, brazilain$8,755 Add to cart
Scale Length 25.6 in Nut Width 2 in String Spacing 2.25 in Woods Cedar, Rosewood - BrazilianAdd to Compare
2020 Bouchereau Maelstrom BC, Granadillo/Sinker Redwood
Much like its namesake this Maelstrom BC from Loïc Bortot of Bouchereau Guitars, this cutaway baritone has power and intensity. Brandishing Granadillo for the back and sides; Sinker Redwood for the top it’s no question as to why it sounds the way it does. Amboyna burl appointments provides a gorgeous aesthetic, that is on point with the maelstrom theme. Outlined in a crisp maple binding that matches the multi-piece maple neck, this guitar has immense presence in both form and sound. Low end power and crystalline clear trebels.
Other keywords: Luthier, lutherie, evo frets, hiscox, 022, fingerstyle$14,935 Add to cart
Scale Length 28.5 in Nut Width 1.813 in String Spacing 2.625 in Woods Redwood - Sinker, GranadilloAdd to Compare
Brand New de Wit 15″, French Walnut/Sinker Redwood
Gijs De Wit brings us this brand new 15” model. Featuring Gij’s own “Scooped” shoulder design, In lieu of a cutaway this scooped shoulder offers access to higher notes. This isn’t the only innovative design present, carbon fiber reinforced lightweight bracing, and an active braceless back to name a few. The top on this creature is an Old Growth Sinker Redwood, and an antique French Walnut back and sides. The neck is made of wenge, buttoned up with some incredibly smooth Alessi Tuners.
Other keywords/misspellings: luthier, lutherie, multiscale, pinless bridge, french polish, concerto classic cases$11,330 Add to cart
Scale Length 25.625 in - 26.125 in Nut Width 1.718 in String Spacing 2.25 in Woods Redwood - Sinker, WalnutAdd to Compare
2021 Bresnan GS Brazilian Rosewood/Moonspruce
Gorgeous Brazilian Rosewood body with Moonspruce on top for added precision and clarity, here in Bresnan’s GS body for a midsized guitar offering lots of power in an easy-playing package. Alessi tuners bring a touch of added elegance to the headstock, and Dan rings in the soundhole with one of his intricate, interwoven rosettes. His attention to detail is exquisite; the fit and finish is flawless here. Couple that with a slick setup, and you’ve got a candidate for World’s Best Guitar.
Other keywords: lutherie, luthier, guitarbuilding, bresnan guitars, modern guitar, brazilain, fingerstyle, gss2103, ameritage, 2021$7,725 Add to cart
Scale Length 25.4 in Nut Width 1.75 in String Spacing 2.25 in Woods Spruce - Moonspruce, Rosewood - BrazilianAdd to Compare
Brand New Porter Quantum Classical, Indian Rosewood/Carpathian Spruce
From Steve Porter our latest Quantum model! This one features Indian Rosewood and Carpathian Spruce. Along with all of the appointments you would come to expect from the California-based luthier. Soundports, French polish, elevated fingerboard and an intricate lattice braced top.
Other keywords/misspellings: Luthier, lutherie, classical, raised fingerboard, sloane, 54$8,860 Add to cart
Scale Length 25.625 in Nut Width 2 in String Spacing 2.313 in Woods Spruce - Carpathian, Rosewood - IndianAdd to Compare
2020 Big Hollow 00, Cocobolo/Moonspruce
This 00 from Bevan Frost of Big Hollow Guitars is a beauty, dressed up with Cocobolo back and sides and a Moonspruce top. This guitar is an incredibly comfortable instrument in hand, very dramatic curves that lend to that comfort. As well as being comfortable to play it has so much power for an instrument so petite. An excellent blend of tradition and modernity.
Other keywords/misspellings: luthier, lutherie, evo, guardian, herringbone, slot head$7,725 Add to cart
Scale Length 25.4 in Nut Width 1.75 in String Spacing 2.313 in Woods Spruce - Moonspruce, Rosewood - CocoboloAdd to Compare
Brand New Keystone MC, Honduran Rosewood/Torrefied German Spruce
The Modern Classic, from Keisuke Nishi of Keystone Instruments is an interpretation of the traditional OM. Keisuke does an incredible job revitalizing and reinvigorating the classic form of the mid size style. Adorned with gorgeous Honduran Rosewood back and sides, alongside a Torrefied Bearclaw German Spruce. Which is everybit as beautiful to the eyes as it is to the ears. Every guitar we get from Keystone Instruments is immaculate and an instant shop favorite. This Modern Classic is no exception. Listen to our demo to hear and see for yourself!
Other keywords/misspellings: Luthier, lutherie, fingerstyle, japan, visesnut, alessi,$13,360 Add to cart
Scale Length 25.4 in Nut Width 1.75 in String Spacing 2.25 in Woods Spruce - German, Rosewood - HonduranAdd to Compare
2017 Monteleone Speciale, Maple/Spruce
A truly legendary guitar we have here, this 2017 Monteleone Speciale with Maple and Spruce. What a gorgeous instrument, sonically and visually; Compared to the likes of Stradivari and DaVinci, this instruments displays why! Sporting a Kent Armstrong pickup, with stunning figured ebony appointments throughout. This guitar belongs on the stage, the studio, and even the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This guitar is about as close as one can get to the musical equivalent of Excalibur.
Other keywords/misspellings: Luthier, lutherie, archtop, jazz, John, Mark Knopfler, Frank Vignola,$118,450 Add to cart
Scale Length 25.625 in Nut Width 1.718 in String Spacing 2.125 in Woods Spruce, MapleAdd to Compare
Brand New Blanchard Pinyon 00, Brazilian Rosewood/Lucky Strike Redwood
Lucky Strike Redwood and Brazilian Rosewood are some of the most coveted tone woods in the realm of guitar. Mark Blanchard delivered the ultimate example as to why that is. This 00 Pinyon is so sweet, comfortable and enchanting– Dressed with abalone and Brazilian rosewood appointments, as well as Evo Frets. This guitar will surely inspire for many years to come.
Other keywords/misspellings: Luthier, lutherie, hoffee, slot head, venetian cutaway,$17,305 Add to cart
Scale Length 25 in Nut Width 1.8125 in String Spacing 2.3125 in Woods Redwood - Lucky Strike, Rosewood - BrazilianAdd to Compare
2002 Olson 25th Anniversary SJ Brazilian Rosewood/Cedar
It’s safe to say that this 2002 25th Anniversary SJ from Jim Olson, is proof positive that Jim has long hit his stride. Jim pulled out all the stops on this one. Decadent and rich in presentation and timbre. This instrument is mesmerizing in more ways than one. This is the quintessential and superlative of Olson Guitars. Cedar on top, complete with gorgeous Brazilian Rosewood back and sides; These are not just the ingredients for an amazing guitar, but for an amazing Olson.
Other keywords/misspellings: Luthier, lutherie, mainstage, James Taylor, fingerstyle, milestone, calton$59,740 Add to cart
Scale Length 25.4 in Nut Width 1.75 in String Spacing 2.25 in Woods Cedar, Rosewood - BrazilianAdd to Compare
2001 Michael Keller 25th Anniversary, Brazilian Rosewood/Cedar
Michael Keller’s guitars have a rich legacy, and this 25th Anniversary Model exemplifies why–(which at time of publication is 22 years old!) This Grand Concert style instrument delivers all the sweetness, depth and warmth one could expect from an instrument made of Brazilian Rosewood and Cedar. Also adorned with an incredibly inlay done by none other than Larry Robinson– If you’re looking for a classic and versatile guitar that has already had the tone played in, look no further!
Other keywords/misspellings: Lutheir, lutherie, crossrock, fingerstyle,SOLD Read more
Scale Length 25.4 in Nut Width 1.688 in String Spacing 2.25 in Woods Cedar, Rosewood - BrazilianAdd to Compare
2003 Matsuda M1, Mahogany/Cedar
What a delightful example of Michi Matsuda’s early work! Cedar and Mahogany are the ingredients for this 2003 M1. You can see a sneak peak into the development of Michihiro’s craft. The fingerboard extension has a bevel and the bridge has been carefully carved exhibiting the DNA of what Matsudas are known for. It’s clear that at guitar number 19,Michi, had it figured out. This instrument has recently had the French polished top refreshed by G.V. Rubio himself, so it is ready for years and years of more play time.
Other keywords/misspellings: Luthier, Lutherie, fingerstyle, bespokeSOLD Read more
Scale Length 25.4 in Nut Width 1.75 in String Spacing 2.219 in Woods Cedar, Mahogany