Noted for their power and immediate, responsive voice, Preston Thompson Guitars pay tribute to the best American made instruments from the 1930’s. Master guitar luthier Preston Thompson and his small team of highly skilled craftsman produce custom acoustic guitars that have the look, playing feel and above all, the sound of the best instruments from that original Golden Era of guitar making.
are built strong and light with time tested designs and construction methods, providing a lifetime of enjoyment. Our instruments are handmade every step of the way, from the finest woods available, including Brazilian Rosewood, Honduran Mahogany, Oregon Myrtlewood, Honduran Rosewood, Adirondack Spruce, Lutz Spruce, Sitka Spruce and European Spruce.
Our standard models have established our reputation in the boutique guitar market and are known for their tonal range and clarity. This special vintage tone is also captured in the creations of one-of-a-kind guitars, continuing to challenge our skilled craftsmen. The Masterpiece Series, plus several upcoming guitars for our Timeless Series, highlights what we can do as a small custom shop from the simple to the complex.