Master Build to Your Vision

Master Build To Your Vision

Jean-Yves Alquier builds custom guitars upon a profound experience and an uninhibited approach. In his pursuit to build that prodigious sound, Alquier employs wicked design, ergonomics and a respect for the environment. Each guitar imbues a philosophy and tells a story.

Alquier’s craftsmanship is on display in the world renown Hummocks and Maple Taffy. The one-of-a-kind Air Mail Special donned the cover of Premier Guitar magazine. The president of France, awarded Alquier the distinguished M.O.F. (best artisan in his trade) in 2014.

As a master builder, Alquier is cognizant of the threats to the environment. With a ban on exotic wood, Alquier also heeds the threats to his profession. He realized that the status quo must be challenged. He conducted years of independent research seeking a quality, viable alternative to wood. He followed this by launching the eco-responsible Ethiq guitar line.

The relentless Alquier continues to push limits to build that one-off concept model,  and to research and develop new methods to the craft for a safer environment.

At heart, Alquier is that solo artisan who works one-on-one with his clients for a custom build. The finished product is an instrument that not only speaks to the client, but also feels right.

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