Kauer Guitars

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Talking Shop: Doug Kauer on automation and alternative tonewoods

In an industry that celebrates hand-built everything, it’s refreshing to hear a guitar maker openly declare that certain forms of automation just create better guitars. Doug Kauer celebrates the power of machines, while still valuing the creativity of human hands.

Check out Scott Holiday’s Kauer Super Chief aka ‘La Donna Rossa’

Find out what the mysterious slider switches on this guitar do.

Check out Scott Holiday’s Kauer Banshee Baritone “Organa Major”

A nod to a certain George Lucas space opera.

Check out Scott Holiday’s Kauer Banshee aka ‘Excalibur’

"It came to the studio and right out of the box, those TV Jones Filter’Trons became my best friends!"

Check out this new, but vintage-vibed, Kauer Guitars Super Chief

A stunning Gretsch-vibed semi-hollow from the mind of maverick US luthier Doug Kauer.

Kauer Arcturus review

Kauer guitars feature high-quality tonewoods, boutique pickups and on-trend shapes. We test out the Arcturus…
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