Furch Guitars

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Furch Guitars
TypePrivate
IndustryMusical instruments
Founded1981; 42 years ago (1981)
FounderFrantišek Furch
Headquarters,
Area served
Worldwide
ProductsAcoustic guitars, baritone guitars
Revenue92,556,000 Czech koruna (2019) Edit this on Wikidata
−371,000 Czech koruna (2019) Edit this on Wikidata
−393,000 Czech koruna (2019) Edit this on Wikidata
Total assets52,606,000 Czech koruna (2019) Edit this on Wikidata
Number of employees
74 (2019) Edit this on Wikidata
Websitefurchguitars.com

Furch Guitars is a Czech manufacturer of premium acoustic guitars founded in 1981 by František Furch. Furch guitars are claimed to be used by such artists as Al di Meola, Suzanne Vega, Per Gessle, Glen Hansard, and Calum Graham.[1]

The company's production complex and head office are located in Velké Němčice, Czech Republic. In 2019, Furch Guitars opened their distribution and servicing center in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.[2]

Models[edit]

Headstock of a Furch A17-40 CM guitar, with the classic "F" monogram

The core of Furch Guitars' portfolio is their six color series: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue and Violet. Each of these series is defined primarily by the grade of tonewoods, finish, and appointments.[3]

The flagships of these six series are called Master's Choice. Unlike the standard color models, Master's Choice instruments are made to set specifications, such as the body shape, top and back tonewoods, and fingerboard width. Furch relied on both the master luthier's and the master musician's perspectives in determining these specifications.[4]

Other guitar models include vintage guitars, grand nylon guitars and traveling guitar Little Jane[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About us". Furch Guitars. Retrieved 5 February 2020.
  2. ^ Nashville Post: Czech instrument maker establishes local presence
  3. ^ Guitar World Magazine: Furch Unveils New Color Line of Acoustic Guitars
  4. ^ TFOA: New Furch Master's Choice Models – Let the Masters Inspire You
  5. ^ "Instruments". Furch Guitars. Retrieved 30 January 2020.

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