Furch Guitars

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Furch Guitars
TypePrivate
IndustryMusical instruments
Founded1981 (1981) in the Czech Republic
FounderFrantišek Furch
Headquarters,
Area served
Worldwide
ProductsAcoustic guitars and Acoustic bass guitars

Furch Guitars is a Czech manufacturer of premium acoustic guitars and acoustic basses 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 seven color series: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo and Violet. Each of these series is defined primarily by the grade of tonewoods, finish, and appointments.[3]

The flagships of these seven 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: Vintage guitars, acoustic bass guitars, grand nylon guitars, 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.