Bear Creek Custom Timber Guitars is a small luthier shop that handcrafts one of a kind, quality acoustic guitars.
We pride ourselves on building the best possible guitars using only the finest tonewoods that feature exceptional tone and excellent playability.
Each instrument we create is made with skill, determination and integrity.
We invite you to stop by our shop and see for yourself.
Proud Members of the Guild Of American Luthiers
Cocobolo Rosewood Dreadnought
This guitar is built from Cocobolo Rosewood from Central America and is constructed in the fashion of pre-war Martin guitars.
This back and sides show a kaleidoscope of different colors, ranging from yellow, orange, red, and shades of brown with streaks of black and purple.
The top is Sitka Spruce, the binding and rosette are herringbone, and the end graft is vertical grain Cocobolo.
The neck is constructed from Honduran Mahogany and has open gear Grover tuning machines, Nickle Silver frets and Mother of Pearl fret markers.
The bracing is forward shifted Sitka Spruce and features an Ebony bridge, fingerboard and headstock overlay. A hard case is included.
We would prefer not to ship this guitar but rather, have the prospective buyer to come in to inspect and play it. That being said, if you would like us to ship it, we will do so at additional cost.
We promise you won’t be disappointed!
Cocobolo O Size Left Hand
This is truly a one-of-a-kind O size guitar made from highly prized Cocobolo Rosewood and is constructed in the style of the pre-war Martin guitars.
The top is made from Torrefied Bear Claw Sitka Spruce and the back and sides are bookmatched Cocobolo Rosewood as well as the end graft.
Braces are made from Sitka Spruce, and it is braced as a left-hand guitar.
The binding is herringbone in the same style as the early Martins and the bridge and fingerboard are Ebony.
It features a bleached bone nut and saddle.
The pickguard is a custom .032" thick piece of Cocobolo to match the rest of the guitar and the peghead overlay is Cocobolo as well.
Inlays on the rosette, peghead overlay and fingerboard are all mother of pearl.
The tuners are open geared Grovers w/Butterbean knobs, and nickel silver frets.
A hard-shell case is included.
Sinker Mahogany Dreadnought
This beautiful guitar is made from 350 year old Sinker Mahogany and is built in the fashion of pre-war Martin guitars.
The top is made from Torrified Adirondack Spruce and the back and sides are bookmatched Sinker Mahogany. The back strip and end graft are Cocobolo and the binding and rosette are herringbone.
It features forward shifted Adirondack Spruce bracing and an Ebony bridge, fingerboard and headstock overlay and a hard case is included.
This is not an item that we will ship, but rather, will require the prospective buyer to come in to inspect and play. I can assure you this is an amazing sounding guitar.