Category Archive: Dreadnoughts

(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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(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 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 Banjo-Killer Slope D, Figured Mahogany, Bearclaw Sitka Top – $4,720

Just shipped from Bourgeois – another 2015 “Banjo Killer” (NEW) 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, we find it to be the perfect blend of woodiness, sparkle, and warmth. It is *perfect* then, to provide the backstop for one of Dana’s highly prized BANJO KILLER models – so

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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) Bourgeois Banjo-Killer Slope D, Figured Mahogany, Bearclaw Sitka Top – $4,720

Just shipped from Bourgeois – another “Banjo Killer” (NEW) 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, we find it to be the perfect blend of woodiness, sparkle, and warmth. It is *perfect* then, to provide the backstop for one of Dana’s highly prized BANJO KILLER models – so let’s

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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 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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(NEW) Bourgeois Aged Tone Custom D – Brazilian Rosewood, Cooked Adirondack Spruce, Banjo-Killer bracing – $8,995

(NEW) A custom Vintage D in Brazilian Rosewood by Dana Bourgeois. This one has Brazilian RW that we selected for color and tone and a top of “cooked” (torrefied) Adirondack spruce. It also has the optional “Banjo Killer” (dual scalloped, like on the Bryan Sutton LTD models) bracing, 1 and 3/4″ fossil ivory nut, 2 and 5/16″ belly bridge, hide glue

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(NEW) Bourgeois Signature D – Brazilian, Adirondack, Sunburst, Hide Glue – VARNISH – $11,250

(NEW) We are very partial here to the Dana Bourgeois “Signature” cosmetics with his DB Signature multicolor herringbone purfling, figured koa binding, Brazilian peghead veneer, etc. Here then is his top of the line guitar in BRAZILIAN Rosewood and Adirondack spruce with 2 and 5/16″ belly bridge, 1 and 3/4″ nut width,  fossil ivory bridge pins, Dana’s incomparable dark sunburst and gold Waverly tuners

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(NEW) Bourgeois Aged Tone Dreadnought, Adirondack, Mahogany – $5,395

(NEW) Just in case you did not hear us the last couple of times, let me repeat: The Aged Tone guitars from Dana Bourgeois are the most exciting development in acoustic guitars in recent memory. We like our guitars old. These new guitars sound old. Face it, old guitars sound better, and folks in the guitar industry are forever trying

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