If you would like more information about the guitars or want to find out how you can have me build one for you, please drop me a line.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Thierry Andre Instruments
197 Av de Gaspé Ouest
Canada G0R 3G0
Please feel free to email me HERE about my current work.
Additional Details & Build Options:
Shortlisted, and with most at no extra charge:
Body woods. Top wood. Appointments & Inlay materials.
Scale length, neck width, bridge spacing, string gauge, etc.
Overall feel and aesthetics (classic, under stated, or 3D oriented original design).
High-gloss nitrocellulose laquer, or, Satin-gloss (Parker) epoxy and oil responsive finish.
Any color or finish treatment (gold, silver top, etc).
Cutaway (slanted, faceted, traditional) or none-cutaway.
Pickups, & Hardware (when applicable),
Truss-rod material (steel, titanium).
Neck profile as requested or from my standards.
Orientation (left-handed at no charge).
A premium quality hardshell case is standard with every guitar.
Flight-case (as listed below) is best for 3D oriented instruments.
Also standard with every guitar:
Lifetime warranty to original owner.
Certificate of authenticity
Thierry Andre Instruments organized by groups (1 to 5):
Presented by decreasing average cost (from highest to lowest). All combinations are welcome.
Group 1: Acoustic research guitars.
Multi-string guitars, round-body guitars, extended-body and/or hand-carved acoustic guitars.
All 3D oriented, highly expressif, and complex to make instruments.
Cutaway option, neck wings supports, art factor, personal pickup selection, special requests, and custom flight-case are all included.
Group 2 : Archtops.
Arched-top guitars or Bass guitars, hand-carved, with neck wings support.
Choice of f-holes or sound hole/ sound-port design. Pickup, color options, and hardshell case are all included.
Group 3 : Flat-tops.
Flat-top Acoustic guitar or Bass guitar, with neck-wings supports.
Choice of sound hole/sound port configuration. Pickup options, cutaway option, and custom hardshell case are all included.
Group 4 : Hollow-bodies.
Hollow-body Electric guitar or Bass guitar, carved-top and back responsive construction.
Choice of pickups and specs. Finish options and custom hardshell case are all included.
Group 5 : Solid-bodies.
Solid-body Electric guitars or basses, carved-top included, except for JM7's multi-layer construction.
Choice of pickups, hardware.. Finish options, custom hardshell case or high-quality gig-bag are all included.
" Well, Thierry is French-Canadian, so one mustn't be surprised by a certain directness of speech.
- Go Thierry!
But his work is as unique, and fully his own, as is Michi Matsuda's and Ken Parker's are;
those guys are simply brilliant "