Exhibitors 2014

MacPherson Guitars
Dan MacPherson

After 20 odd years as a Professional Luthier, making custom instruments and working as a “ghost builder” for many other Luthiers and guitar brand owners throughout Europe, Dan MacPherson decided it was time to launch his own range of guitars. Introduced as ‘MacPherson Guitars’ in 2010 these instruments underline Dan’s reputation for producing optimum, high-quality, hand-made instruments. Whilst offering a selection of models, the current range of production instruments should appeal to almost every kind of player. If however you want something a little different, MacPherson Guitars also offers a true custom service where you can have your unique handmade instrument crafted to your own design specifications.


»I say traditional machinery because that’s all you’ll find in my sawdust laden workshop, there’s not a CNC machine in sight. Some of the machinery in the workshop dates back to just before the classic guitars of the 50s were made, so it doesn’t get much more traditional than that!«


Having dedicated most of my working life to being a “guitar maker” I can honestly say that for me, being a Luthier is really more of a compulsion rather than an occupation. The pursuit of perfection is a constant endeavour and even possibly an addiction. I know that being part of the Holy Grail guitar show will put me amongst the finest Luthiers in the world – people who share this creative addiction.