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Ordering Info

Thierry André Instruments are exclusively available for pre-order via this site.

 

Built with care and produced in small numbers with recognized quality of workmanship, your guitar leaves the luthier's workbench to be delivered to you. It's that simple. No middlemen or commissions, but the full value of a fine and unique instrument.

 

The lead time is currently 18 months. In general this time is perfect for carefully planning the details of your guitar - you have the opportunity here to put your essence forward; Your preferences in terms of tone, specs, and aesthetics of your instrument.

 

Ordering options:

 

  • Body size/shape.

  • Body woods. Top wood. Appointments & Inlay materials.

  • Scale length, neck width, bridge spacing, string gauge, etc.

  • Overall feel and aesthetics (classic, minimalist, or 3D oriented original design).

  • High-gloss nitrocellulose laquer or Satin (Parker) epoxy & oil responsive finish.

  • Any color or finish treatment. 

  • Cutaway (slanted, faceted, traditional, or none).

  • Pickups & Hardware (when applicable).

  • Truss-rod material (traditional steel or titanium). 

  • Neck profile (as requested) or standard.

  • Orientation (left or right-handed). 

 

A premium quality hardshell case is standard with every guitar.

Flight-case is provided for 3D oriented instruments.

 

Also standard with every guitar: 

 

  • Certificate of authenticity

  • ​Lifetime warranty to original owner

How to order:

 

1- Get a quote

Select one or more instrument(s) referring to the price range below.

 

A new model will be created for you. Let the luthier know details of specifications, options, and any preferences you may have. A quote will be prepared for you and confirmed by email.

2- Place your order

Make your initial order deposit (50%) via Paypal (or bank transfer) to confirm your order and initiate the design and making of your guitar.

 

For Paypal: Enter your name, instrument Serial number and amount. Your order is now being processed.

 

3- Make progress payment

Half of the balance (25%) will be due when your guitar reaches the finishing stage.

4- Pay final balance

The remaining balance on your guitar (25% + shipping if applicable) is due 2 weeks before its delivery, or when it is collected in person at the St-Jean-Port-Joli workshop.

How-to-order (quote)
Pricing

USD Pricing 2024 for Thierry Andre Instruments :

 

From the most complex to make (Group 1) to the simplest (Group 5)

Group 1 : The Iconic Series

 

Unlimited body & string configuration. Construction accentuates reverb and harmonics.

Highly expressive, monocoque one-off instruments.

Custom Flight-case.

 

From US$22,500
 

Echoes of Time, harp guitar by Thierry Andre - Andre Instruments
Multi-harp-guitar-model-Thierry Andre Instruments
Raga 2 bowl-back guitar by Thierry Andre Instruments
Raga- Bowl back acoustic guitar, Thierry Andre Instruments
Raga- Bowl back acoustic guitar, Thierry Andre Instruments
Multi 2 harp-guitar by Thierry Andre Instruments
Sun, Moon, and Vibration, Thierry Andre Instruments
Oudtar-Bowl-back acoustic guitar Thierry André Instruments
Oudtar-Bowl-back acoustic guitar Thierry André Instruments

Group 2 : Archtop Series 

 

Traditional Carved-top guitar or bass guitar, built from master grade woods.
Beautiful voice. Choice of sound-port design, appointments and pickup.

 

Custom Hardshell or Flight-case.

 

From US$18,500
 

Clara archtop acoustic guitar Thierry André Instruments
Clara archtop acoustic guitar Thierry André Instruments
Old school archtop guitar, Thierry Andre Instruments
Khan. Archtop guitar by Thierry Andre Instruments

Group 3 : Flat-top Series

 

Acoustic guitar or bass guitar with flat-top construction. From master grade woods.
Beautifully voiced to order. Choice of sound hole/sound port configuration. Pickup option.

 

Custom Hardshell or Flight-case.

 

From US$15,900
 

Maya- acoustic bass guitar, Thierry Andre Instruments
Maya 2 acoustic bass guitar, Thierry Andre Instruments
Sakura Acoustic guitar by Thierry Andre Instruments
Maya 3- acoustic bass guitar, Thierry Andre Instruments
Sakura acoustic guitar, Thierry Andre Instruments
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Group 4 : Hollow-body Series

 

Highly responsive hollow-body construction. Electric guitar or bass guitar. 

Carved-top and carved-back with choice of pickups and specs.
 

Custom Hardshell or Flight-case.

 

From US$12,000

Kouai-electric guitar hollw-body, Thierry Andre Instruments
Zyra - Electric guitar hollow-body, Thierry Andre Instruments
Zyra - Electric guitar hollow-body, Thierry Andre Instruments
Goldorak-electric guitar hollow-body, Thierry Andre Instruments

Group 5 : Solid-body Series 

 

Highly ergonomic & classic designs, Mostly solid, electric guitar or basse construction. 

Carved-top or multi-layer construction, with choice of  pickups, color and finish.

Custom Hardshell or Flight-case.

 

From US$10,500
 

JM7-Electric-sized nylon 7 string guitar, Thierry Andre Instruments
Orange project-Electric carved-top guitar, Thierry Andre Instruments
Orange project-Electric carved-top guitar, Thierry Andre Instruments
Red Cardi- Electric carved-top guitar (workshop view) Thierry Andre Instruments

All guitar models presented on this page can be used as a basis for a pre-order.

Merging Groups (construction types) is entirely possible.

 

You are also welcomed to submit your personal inspirations.

 

 

What I like about your work is that it is visionary. It is as if your guitars were coming from a different time, that could be forward or the past."
 

Marco Coppiardi,

Violin maker, Cremona

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