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Bourgeois OM Custom Addy/Mahogany Acoustic #008659  From Bourgeois

A very special DB signature based on a very special '31 OM-18!

Bourgeois Guitars

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What We Think

When our friend James at Bourgeois let us know this one was available, we couldn't say "yes" fast enough!  Dana's signature models are as widely known for their utter finesse and perfection as Dana himself is known for his fondness of OMs, old ones in particular.  The result is what you'd expect--this guitar looks, plays, and sounds like a love letter from a craftsman at the top of his game to a legendary design (a '31 OM-18, in this case) that inspired a lifetime of worldclass work.  Clear, organic, and impossibly balanced, this lightweight, completely torrefied OM challenges the notion that there's no such thing as a truly versatile guitar.  Everything you play just springs to life, regardless of style.  Bravo!

Manufacturer's Description from Bourgeois

Dana Bourgeois has been building guitars for over 40 years. He is known throughout the world for his superb craftsmanship and as one of the foremost authorities on the voicing, selection and utilization of fine acoustic tonewoods.

Dana’s reputation as a master luthier has brought people from around the world to our door for a chance to work in our shop. The small, tight-knit group of craftspeople are proud of what they do and work hard to build the best guitars available today.

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: OM-DB31

Serial: 8659

Year: 2019

Top: Aged Tone Adirondack Spruce

Back & Sides: Aged Tone Mahogany

Scale Length: Long

Rosette: 1931 "Eighteen" Style

Backstrip: Black Line

Endpiece Inlay: Body Wood

Body Binding: Tortoise

Purfling: 1931 "Eighteen" Style

Head Shape: Mahogany Square Neck

Head Veneer: Madagascar Rosewood

Head Inlay: Mother of Pearl Bourgeois Logo

Head Binding: None

Fretboard Wood: 14 Fret Ebony

Fretboard Inlay: Short Pattern Vintage Style Dots

Fretboard Binding: Black Line

Nut Width: 1 11/16"

Heel Cap: Ziricote

Tuners: Waverly Nickel/Oval

Bridge: 2.2 Ebony Traditional

Pins: Ebony with Pearl Dot

Pickguard: Celluloid

Pickup: none

Label: Standard

Glue: Animal Protein

Neck Finish: Stain

Headstock Finish: Satin

Body Finish: Satin

Top Color: Natural

Cutaway: Nono

Options: Aged Tone torrefied Bracing

Case: Hardshell