PRESTON THOMPSON GUITARS

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Thompson-December16-4136.jpegNoted for their power and immediate, responsive voice, Preston Thompson Guitars pay tribute to the best American made instruments from the 1930s. 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.

It's no accident that we're situated in Sisters, Oregon, aThompson-5992.jpeg town with a national reputation for Americana and roots music. Our shop is located right next door to The Belfry, an iconic music venue that also happens to be a converted church built in 1914. Each fall, the annual Sisters Folk Festival celebrates American music from folk to bluegrass to blues, drawing people from every corner of the country. The Sisters Starry Nights concert series has also put Sisters on the map with recording artists and music lovers from Nashville to Los Angeles. We're proud to be part of this exciting music scene, so come by for a visit and stop by to say hello.

If you'd like to schedule a tour of our shop, please email us at contact@pktguitars.com.

Visit pktguitars.com to learn more.


Preston Thompson Guitars’ Blog

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June 27, 2019
The guitarist and songwriter talks about his Thompson D-BA at the 4 Peaks Music Festival in Bend, Oregon.
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May 23, 2019
The songwriter and guitarist plays an original song during his debut on the Grand Ole Opry.
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May 15, 2019
Watch the official video for this original song from Molly’s latest album “When You’re Ready,” featuring her powerful clawhammer guitar technique.
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April 01, 2019
Watch an informal picking session with two of the most influential pickers of their respective generations, live at Wintergrass 2019.
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March 12, 2019
Flatpickers take two Thompson guitars for a fun spin during the Sisters Folk Festival Concert.
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March 01, 2019
Guitarists Steve Blanchard, Don Share, Tim Stafford, Dale Adkins, Billy Strings, and Josh Rinkel talk about and play their Preston Thompson guitars for a live audience at Wintergrass 2019.
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January 30, 2019
The songwriter and guitarist plays a Grateful Dead favorite with his band at YarmonyGrass.
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January 15, 2019
The blues guitarist and songwriter discusses and plays his Preston Thompson during a stop in Seattle, Washington.
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November 27, 2018
The Grammy Award winning songwriter plays an original song with Tom Rozum and Nina Gerber, live at the Preston Thompson shop.
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November 05, 2018
The guitarist and songwriter plays an original song at Sisters High School in Oregon.
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