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Taran Bespoke

If you follow Taran Guitars on Instagram, you might have caught sight of the latest Bespoke guitar to come through...

Our lucky customer recently received his beautiful, one-of-a-kind DS13 Taran model in rippled European maple and Swiss moon spruce. Rory Dowling calls it "a celebration of maple, Swiss, and elm", and the happy owner calls it, "Simply the greatest sounding maple guitar I've ever played!" We'd agree with both! It seemed especially well-suited to Carl's compositional style, as you can hear below.

Rory's Dowling Signature guitars are a series that celebrate his fifteen years of guitar making expertise, and each one is "meticulously hand-crafted and uniquely detailed" in his workshop in the beautiful East Neuk of Fife, using the finest materials available and utilizing sonic developments he's made in collaboration with world-class musicians.

In addition to this one that just passed through, we're looking forward to receiving the DS14 Tirga Mhor in pernambuco and Italian spruce later this year. If the build photos above so inspire you, this guitar can be pre-ordered now:

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If you love Rory's work and are ready to order your very own completely customized Taran, we have two build slots available now!

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