Tone originates in our forests. Custom begins at Larrivée.



The Larrivée Guitar

All Larrivées are built from the finest materials available, no matter what series you own. Our combination of world class craftsmanship and all solid wood construction result in a peerless instrument of legendary tone and quality. With your choice between our X-Brace and Scalloped Parabolic Hybrid bracing systems, we're sure you will find the tone that is right for you.


Recent News


    May 23, 2016

    Extremely popular during the late 1970's

    acoustic revolution, the collectable, and coveted 72 Series is a culmination of the finest of everything we do. From it's wood selections to the detailed inlay art work, every sense of sight and sound will be stimulated by luxery. Today we are seeing a renewed interest in these spectacular models in both domestic and international countries.

    The L-72 Presentation shown here is built from the finest Madagascar Rosewood and Austrian Spruce combination hand selected by Jean Larrivée. Headstock inlay is designed by the hand of Wendy Larrivée, one of the most talented in her craft. The detailed work on the 72 Series is the result of countless hours, all by our most skilled hands. Once completed, these models are cherished by the makers and player alike.

    You will find complete specs and images for this L-72 Presentation in our Specialty Model page of the products section.

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    - Tommy Emmanuel
    Finger style champion

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Jean's Bench

Jean shares his thoughts on a number of topics that span nearly 50 years.

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  • VIDEO #2 Toronto
  • VIDEO #3 Victoria
  • VIDEO #4 Vancouver
  • VIDEO #5 California
  • VIDEO #6 First Dealers
  • VIDEO #7 Experiments
  • VIDEO #8 Making The Best
  • VIDEO #9 Search For Wood
  • VIDEO #10 Selecting Wood
  • VIDEO #11 Mahogany
  • VIDEO #12 Rosewood
  • VIDEO #13 India
  • VIDEO #14 Wood Dreams
  • VIDEO #15 Do The Right Thing
  • VIDEO #16 Electrics Then
  • VIDEO #17 Electrics Now
  • VIDEO #18 Then vs Now
  • VIDEO #19 Family Business
  • VIDEO #20 The Future
  • VIDEO #21 Retirement
  • VIDEO #22 Multi Linguist
  • VIDEO #23 Elephants

Larrivée Forum

Have a question? A story you'd like to share? Or perhaps you are looking for some good advice. There are some great folks over at the Larrivée Forum who have created a spectacular and welcoming community. Connect with other Larrivée newbies, old schooler's and aficionados and see what's going on today.


 COMING SOON 20016/17!

  Soon, Larrivée will be opening the doors to an exciting

  and unique new shop in Vancouver, British Columbia.

  The new location will handle all Canadian repairs, 24 limited

builds a year, and provide expert maintenance and warrantied

  upgrades. We are extremely proud of our Canadian roots and

  can't wait to get this shop running. Watch this space for more

information . Stay tuned, people.