Boucher Bluegrass Goose Addy/Mahogany #MY-1032-DB - Used  From Boucher

Another great Dreadnought from Boucher with a Torrefied Adirondack Master Bearclaw top!

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Condition: Used, Excellent

Say hello to a true world-beater of a dread that plays as fast as a Taylor and has volume, liveliness, and depth of tone in enough measure to make many, many D-18s out there sound sleepy by comparison.  Incredibly tight mids, a just-boomy-enough bass, and immediate, singing highs compose a voice that manages to sound both old and modern at the same time.  Definitely more shimmer and shine than you might hear on an old Martin.  You're going to want to zoom in on the top pics for this one--check out the subtle, delicate bearclaw running up and down that wide, dark grain like grooves in a creek bed.  Not just a looks thing, by any means!  Though it was hardly owned a year (you won't believe it's even been that long based on how clean it is in person, geez!) this beauty is wide awake and eager to speak to whomsoever is lucky enough to sit down and listen!

 

Manufacturer's Description from Boucher

BOUCHER GUITARS: AMONG THE ADIRONDACKS

Founded in 2005,  Boucher Guitars has become known as a leader in the creation of high-quality acoustic guitars. Our workshop is located in Quebec, Canada, in the heart of the Canadian Appalachian mountains, and we are lucky to be surrounded by North America’s largest Adirondack spruce forest. These majestic trees provide the wood for our guitars’ sound boards, and we are proud to be the only guitar maker working exclusively with Adirondack spruce for all of our sound boards. Every Boucher instrument is handcrafted by a team of experienced luthiers (guitar makers) and artisans. Our passion shows, in the exceptional sound quality and visual beauty of every instrument we produce…and we look forward to sharing our passion with you! 

BOUCHER GUITARS: WHAT SETS US APART

Boucher Guitars’ location in the heart of the Canadian Appalachians gives us unique access to raw materials: we produce and supply nearly 12,000 sound boards per year, crafted exclusively from Adirondack spruce. This local sourcing allows us to meticulously select the best wood for our guitars; Adirondack spruce is a rare and sought-after material on the world market, meaning that Boucher Guitars has a trusted relationship with the world’s best-known suppliers of exotic materials. This allows us to provide guitars made of rare and unique materials, by procuring the finest raw materials in the world. Guitarists worldwide–including nationally and internationally-known artists–trust Boucher Guitars to provide them with the finest instruments available, and we are proud to have earned their trust. Visit our Artists section to learn more, and to read about the unique relationships between musicians and their guitars! 

WHY CHOOSE A BOUCHER GUITAR?

A team of professional artisans and luthiers (guitar makers) stands behind every Boucher guitar. We are proud to design and create fine instruments in the time-honoured tradition of Quebec craftmanship. Our passion and knowledge translate into a meticulous work ethic: our craftspeople are committed to creating high-performance instruments of superior quality, while also focusing on the highest level of finish and detail work and our exclusive and time-tested bracing styles. This attention to detail results in a guitar that exceeds our customers’ expectations in every way. We can honestly say that every Boucher guitar exemplifies strength, volume and precision, to an extent that we believe is unequaled in the guitar world. The sound and beauty of a Boucher guitar is truly an appeal to the senses: try one, and from the first chord, we think you’ll agree! 

Boucher Guitars

About Manufacturer

A few years back a wonderful man named Robin Boucher drove to Sound Pure studios all the way from Canada. In his back seat, nestled in lovely tweed cases, he had some of the finest acoustic guitars to ever cross our northern border. We became immediate friends and his work was mind-blowing. The clarity of the tone, the immaculate fit and finish, the effortless playability. To top it all off, Robin got his start as a WOOD DEALER. He happens to live in an Adirondack red spruce forest!

 

Specifications

Model: BG-42-GM

Serial: MY-1032-DB

Year: 2019

Top Wood: Adirondack Master Bearclaw (Goldtouch)

Back/Sides: South American Mahogany

Brace Material: Adirondack Red Spruce

Bracing Pattern: Forward Shifted X-Brace

Brace Shape: Hand-Scalloped

Brace Size: 0.3125"

Scale Length: 25 1/2"

Frets to Body: 14

Soundhole Diameter: 4 1/8"

Body Width: 16 1/16"

Body Length: 19 15/16"

Body Depth: 5"

Neck Width at Nut: 1 5/8"

Neck Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/4"

String Spacing at Bridge: 2.2"

Backstrip Material: Maple

End Graft Material: 6-Ply: Black/White/Black & Maple

Body Binding Material: Maple

Neck Binding:

Purfling Material at Body Edge: 6-Ply: Black/White/Black

Purfling Material at Sides Edge: 3-Ply: Black/White/Black

Rosette Material: Multi-ply: Black/White/Black

One-Piece Neck Material: South American Mahogany

Fingerboard Material: Solid Ebony

Bridge Material: Solid Ebony

Truss Rod: Two-Way

Nut Material: Bone

Saddle Material: Bone

Inlay Material: Mother of Pearl (White)

Logo Material: Mother of Pearl (White)

Headplate Material: Solid Ebony

Machine Head Tuners: Open Gear

Pickguard Material: Synthetic Tortoise

Neck Finish: Satin

Soundboard Finish: High Gloss

Body Finish: High Gloss

Bridge Pins Material: Tusq 4mm Black

Cutaway: None

Electronics: None

Case: TKL Tweed Deluxe