Category Archive: Aged Tone

(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 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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(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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(NEW) Bourgeois Aged Tone Brazilian Rosewood Orchestra Model – $8,815

(NEW) OK now… We’ve had well more than two 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 Bourgeois going back to the single digits in serial numbers, I can tell you these are the best guitars he has ever built. In fact, if you have

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(NEW) Bourgeois Aged Tone Brazilian Rosewood Dreadnought, Adirondack Top, Cooked Braces – $8,725

The best sounding Bourgeois dreadnoughts are his Aged Tone dreadnoughts. It’s that simple. In the case of this guitar: Is it the OLD salvaged quartersawn Brazilian rosewood? Is it the torrefied Adirondack spruce top? Is it the torrefied Adirondack bracing? Is it the fossil ivory parts? Is it the hide glue? Is it the Aged Tone process? Is it Dana Bourgeois’ voicing? Or “All of the above?” Yup, all of it. We’ve sold almost fifty Aged Tone, torrefied,

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(NEW) Bourgeois Aged Tone Dreadnought, Torrefied Adirondack and Peruvian “Sacha” Rosewood – $5845

(NEW) For the past three years or so, we have been ordering custom Bourgeois guitars with exotic Peruvian (also known as “Sacha” or “Higuerilla”) rosewood. Visually striking, this wood also imbues the instrument with a distinctive, complex tone – we hear it as a happy medium between mahogany, koa and East Indian rosewood. Peruvian rosewood makes for a particularly interesting

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(NEW) Aged Tone D-42 Brazilian Rosewood Bourgeois Dreadnought!!! Lotsa Wow Factor! – $11,695

So…the phone rings. It’s Dana Bourgeois.  Anything “special” you’d like us to build for the Fall? Says us:  You betcha! DB: How about a great D-42 dread to match that OM-41 you got at the NAMM Show last Summer? Us: You betcha! DB: Aged Tone Adirondack spruce? Us: You betcha! DB: Hot hide glue? Us: You betcha! DB: old growth Brazilian Rosewood?

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(NEW) Bourgeois Bryan Sutton LTD. D-150 Brazilian Rosewood, Aged Tone! (#19 of 30) 1 and 23/32″ nut – $10,485

(NEW) Bourgeois Bryan Sutton LTD, Brazilian Rosewood, Aged Tone, Powerful Dreadnought! We were thrilled to have had EIGHT of the truly exciting limited edition Bryan Sutton Limited Edition Aged Tone dreadnought guitars.  Developed in a close cooperation with Mr. Sutton, these guitars featured the first use of Aged Tone™ (torrified) Adirondack spruce braces. These guitars featured Master Grade Brazilian Rosewood, selected

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(NEW) Bourgeois Aged Tone OM, Brazilian Rosewood, hide glue, Adirondack Spruce – $8,815

(NEW) OK now…We’ve had three dozen of the Bourgeois Aged Tone guitars now, and each one has been SPECTACULAR. For those of you who were on the fence about the Torrefaction process, you may have noticed that many other builders have now jumped on the bandwagon, but Dana Bourgeois is still the only one offering his “Aged Tone” process involving torrefied top wood,

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(NEW) Bourgeois Aged Tone Vintage Dreadnought with cutaway! – $6,185

Just Arrived here from NAMM – 2015 NAMM Show Guitar!  (NEW) We are happy to present another outstanding Aged Tone guitar from the one and only Dana Bourgeois. Torrefied or “cooked” top guitars have taken the guitar world by storm, and after selling well over three dozen in the last two years, we’re happy to tell you: THEY ARE THE REAL DEAL! For the last

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