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Welcome to CP Thornton Guitars

For the past 36 years, Luthier Chuck Thornton has been designing and building some of the finest boutique guitars and basses available in a studio tucked in the mountains of western Maine. Read Chuck's Bio HERE

 

The CP Thornton collection features the finest custom semi-hollowbody and solidbody guitars, as well as 4 and 5-string basses available in the market today.

 

CP Thornton Guitars are appointed with exceptional components and a variety of beautiful woods like torrified curly rock maple, Hawaiian rosewood, swamp ash, old-growth pine, Nookta cedar, Port Oxford cedar, Brazillian, and stylized with superior quality paints and finishes.

The Buzz

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"If you have one of Chuck's Guitars, you have one of the best. He's a genius."

-Denny Breau

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"Having played and reviewed his guitars since 2007, we can assure you that they are masterfully built works of fine art with exceptional tone and resonance."

-ToneQuest Report

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"I would encourage readers to consider the offerings of CP Thornton and experience an example of a guitar at the 'Axis of Axes.'"

-Ben Friedman

Premier Guitar

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