Preston Thompson 000=14SBA Guitar

Gear Review: Preston Thompson 000-14SBA

Carrying on the work of company founder and namesake Preston K. Thompson, who died April 11, 2019, the small cadre of builders at Preston Thompson Guitars, in Sisters, Oregon, is one of those teams that’s capable of delivering extraordinarily crafted steel-strings time and again, and this Thompson 000-14SBA is one of those fine instruments.

‘Handmade to Hand Played’ – A Thompson Featured Artist CD

Sponsored by PK Thompson: Thompson Guitars has created a CD to honor Preston Thompson with proceeds going to a Scholarship fund. Enjoy the sounds of a Thompson created by many celebrated pickers, singer/songwriters including Molly Tuttle, Billy Strings, Chris Luquette, Trey Hensley and Josh Rinkel plus many more amazing players!  Learn More.



Sponsored by PK Thompson: Do you want your guitar to be extra special and have inlay that captures one of your passions? We are making that happen here at our custom shop with the talented Simon Haycraft and Kaleb Klein. As a team they take on any challenge that is presented,…

Collection of Recent Thompson Guitar videos

Sponsored by PK Thompson: Here is a collection of recent videos of folks playing Thompson guitars. We love finding the time to gather these videos, edit them and put them on our YouTube Channel. We have lots of playlists to choose from to hear the sound of our guitars –…


Small Bodied Custom Thompson Guitars

Sponsored by PK Thompson Preston’s eye was geared towards a classic taste in style as seen with the combination of appointments selected with each custom build.  This sense of style will continue on as a big part of what we do here at Thompson guitars, providing our customers with many…


Preston Thompson Guitars on Display at Winter NAMM 2017

In this video from Winter NAMM 2017, Preston Thompson Guitars showcases several of their 1930’s-inspired, handmade instruments. Some highlights include a Single-0, all koa 12 fret, a sunburst triple-0, and an all mahogany parlor guitar. Watch the video for more details on these instruments. Check out more Winter NAMM 2017 coverage.