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Bourgeois Aged Tone Sitka/Sinker Mahogany 12-Fret DS #8428  From Bourgeois

Aged Tone 12 Fret DS with an incredible set of tonewoods.

Bourgeois Guitars

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What We Think

A stunning Aged Tone 12 Fret slope Dread we were fortunate enough to snag from Bourgeois on the fly, this Torrefied Sitka/Sinker 'hog dread beats the pants off anything the capital "M" folks are doing these days.  Big bass that doesn't compromise balance; throaty, punchy midrange; trebles that sing like birds.  Anybody got a flatpick?

Manufacturer's Description from Bourgeois

Our Aged Tone models blend vintage appearance, a new vintage-style finish, Dana’s exclusive approach to voicing, and a unique method of tonewood curing.


Bourgeois Guitars

About Manufacturer

Bourgeois Guitars are defining the future of vintage tone, combining old-world hand-voicing techniques with modern innovations in design and materials. Built in a ca. 1850s mill in the industrial town of Lewiston Maine, master luthier Dana Bourgeois and his small team of highly skilled craftsman produce some of the finest steel-string instruments available today. 
Known for tonal excellence, meticulous craftsmanship and top-notch materials, they are played by six-string luminaries such as Bryan Sutton, Ricky Skaggs, Sean Watkins, Della Mae, the late Doc Watson and countless professional and nonprofessional enthusiasts. Bourgeois guitars have had a prominent role in the American steel-string guitar renaissance for more than two decades, helping shape acoustic music’s most recent rise in popularity.


Model: Aged Tone 12 Fret DS

Serial: 8428

Top Wood: Aged Tone Torrefied Sitka Spruce

Back/Sides: Sinker Mahogany

Bracing: Aged Tone Torrefied Sitka Spruce

Glue: Animal Protein

Rosette: Wood Rings

Backstrip: Black Line

Endpiece Inlay: Ziricote

Body Binding: Tortoise

Body Finish: High Gloss

Purfling: Black/White/Black - Maple - Black/White/Black

Neck Finish: Satin

Head Shape: Mahogany Slotted Headstock

Head Veneer: Ziricote

Head Binding: None

Headstock Inlay: Mother of Pearl Bourgeois Logo

Headstock Finish: Satin

Fretboard: 12 Fret Ebony

Fretboard Inlay: Vintage Dots Short Pattern MOP

Fretboard Binding: Black

Tuners: Waverly 3 on Plate w/Ebony Buttons

Bridge: Ebony Traditional Belly

Pins: Bone with Black Dots

Pickguard: Celluloid

Top Color: Natural

Bridge Spacing: 2 5/16"

Nut Width: 1 3/4"

Nut Material: Mammoth Ivory

Scale Length: 25 1/2"

Waist: 10 1/4"

Lower Bout Width: 15 13/16"

Body Length: 20 1/8"

Case: Hardshell