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.

Thompson Guitars 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. [READ MORE]

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  • Dreadnought
  • OM & 14 Fret 000
  • 12 Fret 000
  • 00
  • Size 2 Parlor

We take great pride in being second to none when it comes to fit and finish on all Preston Thompson Guitars. Whether you choose a more simply appointed parlor guitar or a custom abalone inlaid masterpiece every Thompson Guitar receives the same immaculate attention to detail and quality.

The results of these efforts are magnificent world-class guitars with incredible consistency suitable for finger style or flat-picking in any genre: bluegrass, folk, jazz, blues or vocal accompaniment. Preston Thompson Guitars are proudly endorsed by Grammy-winning guitarist Peter Rowan, recording artist Tim May, the late Charles Sawtelle, and younger artists like Steve Blanchard, Jake Workman and Chris Luquette.

We're here to help! If you need assistance determining which Preston Thompson Guitar is the best choice for your playing style, please contact us here or call 541-588-6211.

At our shop in Sisters, OR. Chris is playing one of our Parlor models. Steve is playing the custom 'shipwreck' Brazilian dreadnought we built for him last year.