Category Archive: Bourgeois Acoustics

(USED) Bourgeois JOMC, Jumbo OM, Bearclaw Sitka, Rosewood, Cutaway – $3,250

(USED) A versatile-as-heck original design from our friends at Bourgeois, this 2002 Jumbo OM Cutaway was fastidiously cared for and is just awaiting its next chapter. Landing in the sweet spot between Orchestra Model and Dreadnought, the JOMC really is a great all around instrument, with enough bottom end to create a rumble when strummed, but impeccably balanced for fingerstyle

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(USED) Bourgeois Soloist – Aged Tone, Brazilian RW, Adirondack Spruce, Hide Glue – $7,950

(USED) No discussion of Orchestra model guitars is complete without a spirited discussion regarding the Bourgeois “Soloist”. Dana Bourgeois knows wood. And Dana is considered THE expert where soundboard voicing is concerned. The re-birth and popularity of OM-28 style guitars in general owes much to Dana Bourgeois’ 38 years of involvement in the guitar industry. The Bourgeois “Soloist” is normally a European  topped lightly crafted, exquisitely

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(USED) Bourgeois Vintage OM, Orchestra Model, Adirondack, Rosewood – SOLD

(USED) Just in on consignment, a lovely Vintage OM from Dana Bourgeois.  This one is in excellent condition, with great playability and only the littlest bit of fret wear.  The sound is balanced but also mellow, and this guitar will definitely appeal to fans of Martin OMs. The top is Adirondack spruce with fine herringbone trim, and the back and

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(USED) Bourgeois JOM Deluxe, Adirondack, Figured Mahogany – $3,295

(USED) Many Bourgeois players believe that Dana’s original Jumbo Orchestra Model is about the perfect guitar… with an increased body depth, and about a 20% bigger box overall, the JOM adds volume and bass response that a standard Orchestra Model doesn’t quite muster.  The tight waist keeps the tone impeccably balanced, though, and like all Bourgeois guitars this one has

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(USED) Bourgeois Aged Tone OM, Adirondack Spruce, Madagascar Rosewood – SOLD

(USED) Just arrived on consignment, an early Aged Tone OM from Bourgeois. Dana and Co. changed everything in the guitar world a few years back when they introduced tonewood torrefaction in their high end acoustics. The process thermally treats the wood to cook out the sugars, pitch and other volatiles right at the beginning, crystalizing the resins and making the

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(USED, MINT) Bourgeois Vintage D, Peruvian Rosewood, Hide Glue – $4,275

(USED, MINT) Dana Bourgeois knows wood. While we are all feverishly hunting for the heir apparent to the all-but-unobtainable Brazilian Rosewood, Dana Bourgeois is quietly leading us into the next Golden Era of guitar construction with new tonewoods and new technologies. The first two of these sold before we were able to list them. We are thrilled, then, to offer

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SOLD – (USED) Bourgeois Vintage OM, Adirondack Spruce, Brazilian Rosewood, Hide Glue – SOLD

(USED) Dana Bourgeois is directly responsible for bringing the OM back into fashion, having collaborated with Martin in the early 80s to breath new life into this classic model, and having built several thousand under his own name ever since. It is our favorite model that comes out of this shop, and we believe that he gets the voicing just

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(NEW) Bourgeois Soloist Commemorative, Limited Edition, Cocobolo – SOLD

(NEW) Thirty years ago, Dana Bourgeois and Eric Schoenberg set out to design the ultimate fingerstyle guitar, one that used the venerable Orchestra Model as its jumping-off point, but added top-tier exotic tonewoods, a soft cutaway for upper fret access, elegant appointments and of course Dana’s masterful voicing techniques. Thus, the Soloist was born, and now in 2017 we are

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(NEW) Bourgeois Blues – Claro Walnut Slope D – $5,395

(NEW) We are taking special pride in being the only “stocking” dealer for the unique and bad to the bone “Bourgeois Blues” model from our Blues buddy, Devil Dog Dana Bourgeois, in Lewiston, Maine. These custom slope D’s from Mr. B. are a bit of a secret weapon. They have that woody “hog-top” warmth and sweetness but they also have

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(NEW) Dana Bourgeois Vintage D LSH (Large Sound Hole) Dreadnought, Brazilian Rosewood, Aged Tone Adirondack Spruce! – $10,395

The best sounding Bourgeois dreadnoughts are his Aged Tone dreadnoughts. It’s that simple. And his large sound hole dreadnoughts are quite possibly the best sounding Bourgeois dreadnoughts. Period. What’s all the fuss about? It’s Dana’s new large Sound-hole Brazilian Rosewood dread, a model that he introduced in 2015. Built with hide glue, Banjo-Killer bracing, Aged Tone Adirondack spruce, and Brazilian Rosewood. A

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(USED) Bourgeois Aged Tone Vintage D, Dreadnought, Brazilian – SOLD

(USED) Dana Bourgeois turned the acoustic guitar world on its head a few years ago with his Aged Tone series, which feature torrefied Adirondack spruce tops for a more broken in, vintage-inspired sound and response. By combining these tops with a newly developed super-thin finish, as well as hide glue construction, Dana has finally found the “sound in his head”,

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Pre-Owned – (USED) Bourgeois DS Custom – CUBAN Mahogany, Aged Tone Adirondack top – SOLD

Keeping it interesting!!! (USED) We are happy to present another outstanding guitar from our friend Dana Bourgeois. We’re known here at Moe’s House of Mahogany as lovers of all things mahogany, and Cuban mahogany has been a subject of particular fascination for us over the years…from Bourgeois to Tippin to Collings to several other of our favorite builders. We find to be the perfect blend of woodiness, sparkle,

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(NEW) Bourgeois OM-42 style Tree-of-Life, Brazilian Rosewood, Aged Tone, 2016 NAMM Show Guitar – $14,805

(NEW) The Style 42 is the crown-jewel of the Bourgeois product offerings. The abalone material they use is prepared exclusively for them, hand chosen to be highly figured with many multi-colored facets for optimum light-reflection. This special OM-42, built for the 2016 NAMM Show is a one-of-a-kind treasure, a collectible instrument, and a true work of art:   Top Wood European Back/Sides

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SOLD – (NEW) Bourgeois L-DBO/B (Black) – New 2016 Model from Dana, NAMM Show Guitar – SOLD

(NEW) Dana Bourgeois’ passion for acoustic guitars was fostered by those coveted instruments built in the pre-war era. Bourgeois Guitars’ mission as a company has always been to merge our love for vintage guitar tone and design with modern innovation and playability. This foundation can be heard and seen clearly in their newest guitar, the Bourgeois L-DBO. Inspired by the classic

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(NEW) Bourgeois Aged Tone Madagascar Rosewood Orchestra Model – $7,060

(NEW) OK now… We’ve had close to three dozen of the Bourgeois Aged Tone guitars, and every single one has been SPECTACULAR. Having done this for some time now, and having experience with Mr. Bourgeois going back several decades to the single digits in serial numbers, I can tell you these are the best guitars he has ever built. Forty years of

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