Category Archive: Orchestra Models

(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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(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 Soloist – Aged Tone, Brazilian RW, Adirondack Spruce, Hide Glue – $9,355

(NEW)  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,

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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 OMS Cutaway, KOA! – $6,345

(NEW) Just Arrived – from wood we personally selected last September on our trip to Maine to visit with Dana Bourgeois, a beautiful new OMS Cutaway in high grade flame KOA with an Adirondack top chosen and voiced specifically by Dana to work its magic with Koa. The OMS  model is similar to the classic 12 fret 000 size guitars

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

Just Arrived – Without a doubt, the most talked about and best sounding guitars of his career – Dana Bourgeois presents his Aged Tone series. The Adirondack spruce tops are “cooked” (torrified) to impart stiffness and response, and then combined with hide glue construction and a proprietary finish to be the loudest, most expressive and responsive gutiars he has ever built. He’s breaking all the rules

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SOLD – (NEW) Bourgeois Custom OM Peruvian “Sacha” Rosewood, Adirondack, Hide Glue – SOLD

 (NEW) Dana Bourgeois knows wood. We’ve had great luck on a few of his dreadnoughts with this Peruvian wood, so we decided to try it on his OM, knowing it would be stellar. And it is. 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

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(NEW) Bourgeois Very Vintage OM, Adirondack Top, Hide Glue, Varnish – $5,660

(NEW OLD STOCK) If we thought the other Very Vintage OM guitars we’ve had were great (and we do) we take the idea one step higher here with a VARNISH finish. Same 1 and 3/4″ nut width, same mahogany back and sides, this one with 2 and 5/16″ saddle spacing on belly bridge, light weight spruce blocks, ebony body binding,

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