The unique guitar works created by Thierry Andre combine the expression of a traditional and impeccable craftsmanship, with the freer approach of artistic work.
 
A specialist of the steel string acoustic guitar, his body of works also reflects his dedication for electric & archtop guitars, alongside historical instruments.
 
Often using new forms based on proven bases, he is known for creating guitars with a distinctive and timeless character, each displaying the visual attributes of the past / present, while offering a captivating voice with expansive qualities.
 
A one-man operation, he designs and builds on average 6 unique instruments each year, from his Quebec city workshop.

This website portraits a sample of his work.
 
Enjoy !
 
Please use the contact page for to get in touch with Thierry. 



 
 Les guitares uniques créées par Thierry André allient l'expression d'un savoir-faire traditionnel et impeccable avec l'approche plus libre associée au travail artistique. 

Un spécialiste de la guitare acoustique à cordes d'acier, son corpus d'œuvres reflète également son intérêt marqué pour les guitares électriques & -arch tops-, ainsi que pour les instruments historiques.

 
Utilisant de nouvelles formes basées sur des gabarits éprouvés, il est connu pour créer des instruments au caractère distinctif et intemporel, chacun affichant les attributs visuels du passé / présent, et offrant une voix captivante  aux qualités expansives. 
Ce site web offre un aperçu de son travail! ...Bonne visite!
 
Visitez la page contact pour joindre Thierry.

 (page français)

 The Clara Archtop!
- The -CLARA ARCHTOP - is a 25.00"scale length acoustic/electric Archtop guitar.

It is built from a very old billet 
of Western red cedar,  ziricote and  black Limba. 

It was initiated part of a collaborative and inspiring venture with fingerstyle guitarist Michael Watts.  
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Thierry's order book is now re-opened for 2023-24 ; ) You are welcomed to present your very own ideas and specifications, for a one-off guitar build to be made for you. 
In the works / En développement :

 
The GREYHOUND MANDOLINE, for Josie Greyhound, 2021

RED CARDI
 - Electric carved top - for Roberto Cardi2021


MULTI 3
, 20 string Multistring Guitar - For Ted Pring, 2021


FIRMIE
 -  33 strings Harp-Guitar - For Killick Hinds, 2021


ARCHTOP BASS w/neck humbucker - For Greg Franklin, 2021

AQUAMARINE - Electric carved-top - For Martin Boulianne, 2022

TRIPED TRIPTYCH - guitar Corpus based on JM7, Raga and  Kouai - (2022)

PHÉNIX - ou l'oiseau de feu  - 5 string electric basse - (2023)

 






The Clara Archtop

Sun, Moon, and Vibrations (part 1) 


Guitare-Fruit Wurcer  


Old school_Archtop


Raga Guitar Project


Bass Maya No.3
Recently completed instruments:
The Raga-guitar project, as experienced by Rudy Pensa of Rudy's Music New York, during the Boutique guitar Showcase tour 2017.
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-Recent publication:                                            -Prix en métiers d'art - Award in Fine Crafts
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More details about the Gangemi Editore publication and the recent Fine Crafts award can be found on the documentation page ; -  )

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Thank you for your visit! I invite you to stay in touch as much as possible to plan your fabrication in advance; I reply to every email ... as I also do everything myself surrounding the creation of your instrument. I appreciate your feedback and always give my best to provide an uplifting service to each and everyone. 

Very best to you,
Thierry