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Catalog > Stringed Instruments > Guitars updated February 16, 2014
Bourgeois guitar Bourgeois Guitars

These guitars have the Bourgeois headstock signature which guarantees a level of quality that players and enthusiasts alike come to expect in fine steel string acoustic instruments. Handcrafted in an 1840s mill in Lewiston, Maine by Dana Bourgeois and his fellow craftsman. It starts with the wood selection by Dana, a foremost authority on the voicing, selection and utilization of fine acoustic tone woods and ends with each guitar "singing" usually while the entire shop crowds around to hear the pure and balanced tone of another great Bourgeois guitar.

These great instruments have become a favorite of many professional country and bluegrass players such as Ricky Skaggs, Bryan Sutton, Martin Simpson, Sean Watkins of Nickel Creek, Steve Earle, Ron Block, Dan Tyminski, and Marshall Crenshaw.

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All Bourgeois guitars that we currently have in stock are listed below. New or custom orders average about 8-10 weeks wait. Please use the "quote" buttons below or contact us directly for our discounted pricing and availability on any model. We offer free UPS Ground shipping within the continental US on any Bourgeois guitar.

Except when noted, all models include the following features: 25.5-inch scale length, bone nut & saddle, 1-piece mahogany neck, ebony fretboard & belly bridge, black fretboard binding, high gloss body & headstock, satin neck finish, mother-of-pearl Bourgeois headstock inlay, Bourgeois Premium pickguard, ivoroid bridge pins & end pin, deluxe hardshell case and a limited lifetime warranty.

Dreadnought | Slope Shouldered Dreadnought
Jumbo Orchestra | Orchestra | 12-Fret/Slotted Headstock | 00 Model
Other Models | Custom Options | Video Demos

To see pictures and more information on each model, visit the Bourgeois Guitars website.


Dreadnought

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Country Boy, Adirondack Spruce -- list price $4,195.00
Mahogany & Spruce. Square headstock. 1 23/32-inch nut. Tortoise body binding. Wood rosette. Black line backstrip. Tiny dot inlay. Nickel Waverly tuners Vintage Satin headstock.
more info & photos
Country Boy Deluxe -- list price $4,695.00
Figured Mahogany & Adirondack. Square headstock. 1 23/32-inch nut. Rosewood body binding with B/W purfling. Black-fretboard binding. Wood rosette. Black line backstrip. Tiny dot inlay. Gold Waverly tuners. Bone bridge & end pins. more info & photos
Vintage Varnish Mahogany Dreadnought (V2M-D) -- list price $6,295.00
Mahogany & Adirondack. Square headstock. 1 3/4-inch Mammoth ivory nut. Ebony wood body binding. Wood rosette. Black line backstrip. Vintage dot inlay. Nickel Waverly tuners with Vintage Oval Buttons. Hot Hide Glue construction. Oil Varnish finish on body. Ebony pins. 2 & 5/16-inch Ebony belly bridge.
Vintage D, Adirondack Spruce -- list price $4,295.00
Indian Rosewood & Adirondack Spruce. Square headstock. 1 23/32-inch nut. Ivoroid/Herringbone body binding. B/W intage rosette. Zig Zag backstrip. Squares & Diamonds inlay. Nickel Waverly tuners. Ivoroid heel cap & butt wedge. Vintage style pickguard. more info & photos
Standard D, Premium Sitka Spruce -- list price $4,095.00
Indian Rosewood & Spruce. Premium Sitka spruce top. Square headstock. 1 23/32-inch nut. Ivoroid/Herringbone body binding. B/W intage rosette. Zig Zag backstrip. Squares & Diamonds inlay. Nickel Waverly tuners. Ivoroid heel cap & butt wedge. Vintage Satin headstock.
more info & photos
DB Signature Dreadnought -- list price $6,095.00
Madagascar Rosewood & Adirondack. Square headstock. 1 23/32-inch nut. Curly Koa body binding with DB Signature Herringbone purfling. Fossil Ivory Squares & Diamonds inlay. Gold Waverly tuners with Snakewood knobs. Bone bridge & end pins. more info & photos
D-150 -- list price $8,195.00
Premium Brazilian Rosewood & Premium Adirondack. Square headstock. Brazilian headstock veneer. 1 23/32-inch nut. Triple bound Ivoroid body, head and neck binding. Side purfling. Abalone rosette. Bourgeois backstrip. Squares & Diamonds inlay. Gold Waverly tuners. Fossil ivory bridge & end pins.

Slope Shouldered Dreadnought

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Slope D, Sunburst -- list price $5,045.00
Slope D, Natural Finish -- list price $4,395.00
(Square Headstock/Ziricote veneer no extra charge). Sunburst Finish. Mahogany & Adirondack. Snakehead headstock with Ebony veneer. 1 23/32-inch nut. Ivoroid body, neck & headstock binding. Ivoroid rosette. Black line backstrip. Tiny dot inlays. Ivoroid Waverly tuners.
Available in Long (25.5-inch) or Short Scale (25-inch) for the same price. more info & photos
Advanced Slope D, Sunburst -- list price $6,045.00 more info & photos
Advanced Slope D, Natural Finish -- list price $5,395.00
(Square headstock/ Ziricote veneer no extra charge). Indian Rosewood & Adirondack. Snakehead headstock. Ebony headstock veneer. 1 23/32-inch nut. Triple bound Ivoroid body, head and neck. Side purfling. Ivoroid rosette. Bourgeois backstrip. Floral-fretboard inlay. Ivoroid Waverly tuners. Bone bridge & end pins. Sunburst Finish.
BK Slope D -- list price $4,595.00
Figured Mahogany & Bearclaw Sitka. Snakehead headstock. Ziricote headstock veneer. 1 23/32-inch nut. Ziricote fingerboard & bridge. Ziricote neck binding. Ivoroid Body binding. Wood rosette. Bourgeois backstrip. Tiny Dot inlay. Ebony pins. more info & photos

Jumbo Orchestra

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Vintage Style JOM -- list price $4,295.00 more info & photos
Vintage Style JOM Cutaway -- list price $4,895.00
Indian Rosewood & Adirondack. Square headstock. 1 23/32-inch nut. Ivoroid/ Herringbone body binding. Vintage rosette. Zig Zag backstrip. Squares & Diamonds inlay. Nickel Waverly tuners. Ivoroid heel cap & butt wedge. Vintage Satin headstock.
JOMC Cutaway -- list price $4,995.00
NEW Specs for 2011 (Snake headstock no extra charge) Indian Rosewood & European Spruce. Square headstock. 1 3/4-inch nut. Tortoise body binding with B/W/B purfling. Wood rosette. Bourgeois backstrip. Squares & Diamonds inlay. Gold Waverly tuners with Ebony buttons. 2 5/16-inch Ebony Belly Bridge. more info & photos

Orchestra

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Country Boy OM, Adirondack Spruce -- list price $4,195.00
Mahogany & Spruce. Square headstock. 1 3/4-inch nut. Tortoise body binding. Wood rosette. Black line backstrip. Tiny dot inlay. Nickel Waverly tuners. Ebony belly bridge. Vintage Satin headstock.
Available in Long (25.5-inch) or Short Scale (25-inch). Short Scale option comes with 2 5/16-inch Ebony Belly bridge.
Country Boy OM, Premium Sitka Spruce -- list price $3,995.00
Mahogany & Spruce. Square headstock. 1 3/4-inch nut. Tortoise body binding. Wood rosette. Black line backstrip. Tiny dot inlay. Nickel Waverly tuners. Ebony belly bridge. Vintage Satin headstock.
Available in Long (25.5-inch) or Short Scale (25-inch). Short Scale option comes with 2 5/16-inch Ebony Belly bridge.
Vintage Varnish Mahogany OM (V2M-OM) -- list price $6,195.00
Mahogany & Adirondack. Square headstock. 1 3/4-inch Mammoth ivory nut. Ebony wood body binding. Wood rosette. Black line backstrip. Vintage dot inlay. Nickel Waverly tuners with Vintage Oval Buttons. Hot Hide Glue Construction. Oil Varnish finish on body. Ebony pins. 2 & 5/16-inch Ebony belly bridge.
Vintage OM -- list price $4,295.00
Indian Rosewood & Adirondack. Square headstock. 1 3/4-inch nut. Ivoroid/Herringbone body binding. Vintage rosette. ZigZag backstrip. Short pattern Squares & Diamonds inlay. Nickel Waverly tuners. Ivoroid heelcap & buttwedge. Ebony belly bridge. Vintage Satin headstock.
Available in Long (25.5-inch) or Short Scale (25-inch). Short Scale option comes with 2 5/16-inch Ebony belly bridge and Custom 000 style pickguard. more info & photos
DB Signature OM -- list price $6,095.00
Madagascar Rosewood & Adirondack. Square headstock. 1 3/4-inch nut. Curly Koa body binding with DB Signature Herringbone purfling. Fossil Ivory Squares & Diamonds inlay. Gold Waverly tuners with Snakewood buttons. Bone bridge & end pins. Ebony belly bridge. demo video
more info & photos
OMC-Cutaway -- list price $4,995.00
Indian Rosewood & European Spruce. Square headstock. 1 3/4-inch nut. Tortoise body binding with B/W/B purfling. Wood rosette. Bourgeois backstrip. Short pattern Squares & Diamonds inlay. Gold Waverly tuners with Ebony Buttons. Ebony belly bridge. more info & photos
OM-150 -- list price $8,195.00
Premium Brazilian Rosewood & Premium Adirondack. Square headstock. Brazilian headstock veneer. 1 3/4-inch nut. Triple bound Ivoroid body, head and neck binding. Side purfling. Abalone rosette. Bourgeois backstrip. Short pattern Squares & Diamonds inlay. Gold Waverly tuners. Ebony pyramid bridge. Fossil Ivory bridge & end pins. more info & photos
Soloist OM-Cutaway -- list price $8,695.00
Premium Brazilian Rosewood & European Spruce. Square headstock. 1 3/4-inch nut. Ziricote body binding with B/W/B back & side purfling. Wood rosette and matching top purfling. Bourgeois backstrip. Short pattern Squares & Diamonds inlay. "Slotted Triangle" heel inlay. Gold Waverly tuners with Ebony buttons. Ebony pyramid bridge. No pickguard. Fossil Ivory bridge & end pins. more info & photos

12-Fret/Slotted Headstock

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OMS Standard -- list price $4,295.00
12-fret OM. Indian Rosewood & Adirondack. Slothead headstock. 1 3/4-inch nut. Ivoroid/ Herringbone body binding. Ebony belly bridge. Vintage rosette. Zig Zag backstrip. Short pattern Squares & Diamonds inlay. 3-on-a-plate tuners with Ivoroid buttons. more info & photos
DS-260 -- list price $4,295.00
12-Fret Slope D. Indian Rosewood & Adirondack. Slothead headstock. 1 3/4-inch nut. Ivoroid/ Herringbone body binding. Herringbone rosette and backstrip. Squares & Diamonds inlay. 3-on-a-plate Ivoroid Waverly tuners. Ebony belly bridge. more info & photos

00 Model

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00 Country Boy, Adirondack -- list price $4,195.00
Short (25-inch) scale 14-fret. Mahogany & Premium Sitka spruce. Square Ziricote headstock veneer with Ivoroid logo. 1 23/32-inch nut. Tortoise body binding. Wood rosette. Black line backstrip. Tiny dot inlay. Nickel Waverly tuners. Ebony belly bridge. Vintage Satin headstock.
00 Country Boy, Premium Sitka Spruce -- list price $3,995.00
Short (25-inch) scale 14-fret. Mahogany & Premium Sitka spruce. Square Ziricote headstock veneer with Ivoroid logo. 1 23/32-inch nut. Tortoise body binding. Wood rosette. Black line backstrip. Tiny dot inlay. Nickel Waverly tuners. Ebony belly bridge. Vintage Satin headstock.

Other Models

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"0" Style -- list price $4,595.00
Short 25-inch scale, 14-fret. Indian Rosewood and European Spruce. Square headstock. 1 3⁄4-inch nut. Ivoroid body binding with B/W/B Maple back & side purfling. Short pattern Squares & Diamonds inlay. Gold Waverly tuners with Ebony buttons. Ebony belly bridge. Bone bridge & end pins. more info & photos
Small Jumbo -- list price $4,395.00
Short 25-inch scale, 14-Fret. Indian Rosewood and European Spruce. Square headstock. 1 23/32-inch nut. Ivoroid body binding with B/W/B Maple back & side purfling. Short pattern Squares & Diamonds inlay. Gold Waverly tuners with Ebony buttons. Bone bridge & end pins.
more info & photos
Piccolo Parlor -- list price $4,795.00
Short 25-inch scale, 12-fret. Mahogany and Adirondack. Square headstock. 1 3/4-inch nut. Ziricote body binding with Half Herrinbone/Maple back & side purfling. Ebony pyramid bridge. Short pattern Fossil Ivory Squares & Diamonds inlay. Waverly Nickel tuners. Fossil Ivory bridge & end pins.

Custom Options
Below is a list of available custom options and their retail prices. Please let us know what options interest you on which model(s), and we will contact you with availability and pricing.

Left Handed -- No charge for most models
1 23/32-inch or 1 3/4-inch neck -- No charge for most models
Square headstock / Ziricote veneer -- No charge

Squares & Diamonds Inlay -- $150.00
Advanced Floral Inlay -- $450.00
DB Snowflake -- $450.00
Custom Inlay Patterns -- Inquire
Abalone Rosette -- $200.00
DB HB Pack -- Signature Herringbone, Rosette & Back strip -- $100.00

Gold Waverly Tuners -- $100.00
Ebony Pyramid Bridge -- $200.00
Fossilized Ivory Bridge -- Inquire
Cutaway -- $600.00 / with herringbone $675.00

Abalone Top Border (Style 41) -- $1200.00 non-cutaway only
Abalone Top Border (Style 42) -- Inquire; not available on all models
Herringbone Top Border -- $100.00 / with Cutaway $150.00

Wood Body Binding -- $600.00 / with Cutaway -- $675.00
Wood Binding, Neck -- $150.00
Wood Binding, Headstock -- $250.00
Ivoroid Binding, Neck -- $100.00
Ivoroid Binding, Headstock -- $100.00

Dana sprays each Bourgeois Sunburst personally. Sunbursts colors vary due to many factors. We offer 3 versions.
Standard Sunburst Finish -- $650.00
Pale Burst "In-Between" -- $750.00
Varnish Finish -- $1,600.00
Hot Hide Glue -- $400.00
Gloss Finish Headstock -- $100.00

WOODS (if you don't see it on this list, please inquire)
"Adirondack" Red Spruce Top -- $800.00 and up
Bearclaw Sitka Spruce Top -- $300.00 and up
European Spruce Top -- $800.00 and up
Curly Maple Back & Sides -- $600.00
Quilted Maple -- Inquire
Curly Walnut Back & Sides -- Inquire
Madagascar Rosewood Back & Sides -- $1,200.00
Figured Mahogany Back & Sides -- $500.00 and up
Koa Back & Sides -- Inquire
Brazilian Rosewood Back & Sides -- Inquire


Video Demos

Vintage D dreadnought

DB Signature OM