News & Events


Bourgeois Guitars – Gauging the Velocity of Sound

June 13th, 2017

Premier Guitar highlights Dana Bourgeois with a quick history, an overview of Dana's build philosophy, and thoughts on torrefied wood.

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Introducing Bob and Sonjia Smallwood

June 09th, 2017

We are happy to introduce Bob Smallwood, our President, COO and CFO. Learn more here about Bob and his wife

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Bourgeois Featured on TV’s Chronicle

May 25th, 2017

Thanks to Chronicle on WCVB Channel 5 for highlighting us at Bourgeois Guitars in their exploration of Lewiston, Maine.

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Great Acoustics – Dixie Chicks’ LDBO in Acoustic Guitar

March 31st, 2017

The White Lady - The Dixie Chicks commemorated their MMXVI Tour with a spectral custom axe.

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March 2nd – Dana Bourgeois at Custom Shop Guitars in San Antonio, TX

February 18th, 2017

A Hands-On Guitar Top Voicing Demonstration by Master Luthier Dana Bourgeois.

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Guitar Guru – Old vs. New: Do blindfold tests really work?

April 18th, 2016

Old vs. New - Do blindfold tests really work? - Dana's most recent article from Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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Guitar Guru – Should luthiers try to improve on vintage design?

April 12th, 2016

Is It Right to Experiment? Of time machines, voodoo, and sacrifices to the guitar gods - Dana's most recent article

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Guitar & Bass UK – Parlor and Large Soundhole D Review

April 11th, 2016

Our Parlor and our Large Soundhole Dreadnought were both reviewed in the May 2016 edition of Guitar and Bass.

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Guitar Guru – Turning trees into tonewood

March 11th, 2016

Into the Woods - Turning trees into tonewood can be a complicated proposition - Dana's most recent article from Acoustic

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Guitar Guru – Hide Glue

March 10th, 2016

The Glue Quandary - Do bonding agents affect a guitar’s sound? The jury is still out - Dana's most recent

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