Welcome to Patriarch Guitars

Patriarch Guitars are sculpted by hand in the heart of the Northwest, Tacoma Washington. Our instruments are a culmination of traditional techniques, modern design and scrupulous attention to detail. 

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Premium Select Tonewoods
Handcrafted in Tacoma WA
Traditional Meets Modern

Patriarch Models

The Knight Deluxe
From the highest order of the Knights, our Deluxe adorns the most select figured woods, carved by hand to the perfect contours. The Knight deluxe also wears a royal armor finish, natural hand applied shellac to give an amazing feel and resonance. 
-Select Tonewoods
-Ebony Fingerboard and Headcap
-Lollar Imperial Humbuckers
-Hand Applied Shellac French Polish
The Bishop
The Bishop is our holy full hollow body, with linear bracing, much like the traditional violins. Hand graduated and voiced top and back are made from solid african mahogany giving a very natural and "woody" acoustical tone that adds tremendous charactor to the floating mini humbucking jazz pickup. 
 -Solid Mahogany Top, Back, Sides, Neck
-Ebony Fingerboard, Bridge Tailpiece and Headcap
-Gotoh Jazz Minil Humbucker
-Satin Nitrocellulose Lacquer
The King
Coming Soon!
The Queen 
Her Highness, a fully hollow 335 size archtop, is dressed in hand carved figured maple with a mahogany body. Slightly larger than the Knight, our Queen fills out the extra space to produce a velvet tones through an acoustic voiced hollowbody.
-Maple top
-Honduran mahogany back, sides and neck
-Indian rosewood fingerboard
-Lollar Imperial Humbuckers
The Knight
A true guardian of the kingdom, our Knight is carved from solid woods to create a lighter and more resonant semi-hollow body instrument. The Knight brings the traditional archtop design into the modern age to be one of the greatest instruments in the realm.
-Maple top
-Honduran mahogany back, sides and neck
-Indian rosewood fingerboard
-Seymour Duncan Jazz neck pickup & 59 bridge pickup
-Nitrocellulose lacquer
The Duke
The jazz, the funk, the groove.. the Duke embodies all of these with the classic master feel with a lighter body and slim taper neck.
-Maple Neck
-Cherry Body
-Mini Humbuckers
-Nitrocellulose Lacquer
The Earl

Patriarch Guitars are sculpted by hand in the heart of the Northwest, Seattle Washington. Their instruments are a culmination of traditional techniques, modern design and scrupulous attention to detail.

-25.5″ scale

-Double bound Alder body w/ flame Maple veneer

-Sunburst satin nitro finish

-Lollar P90 for Humbucker neck and Vintage T bridge pickups

-Cocobolo Rosewood neck

-Gotoh tuners

-Wilkinson bridge

-CTS pots

-Bone nut

The Baron
Love a tele? Love a Strat? How about both?
The Baron offers a classic tele feel with balanced aesthetics of a strat to give the best of both worlds, along with the addition of a thicker P-90 tone.
-Curly maple neck
-Indian rosewood fingerboard
-Cherry body
-Seymour Duncan Phat Cat P-90s
-Nitrocellulose lacquer
The Bard
Carved from solid African mahogany, our ukes are made with hand cut dovetail neck joints and x bracing patterns to create a very articulate yet mellow tones. Using designs from classic archtop construction, our Bard offers a very elegant feel while bringing the fundamentals of a traditional ukelele. 
-Solid African mahogany top, back sides and neck
-Zebrawood headcap, fingerboard and tail piece
-Ebony bridge with Fishman piezo
-Bolivian rosewood binding and arm bevel
-Nitrocellulose lacquer
If you want to schedule an appointment, get a quote, or even want to talk guitars, send us a message and join our family at Patriarch Guitars
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                                                     Insured and Guaranteed

All Patriarch Instruments are warranted to be free from defects in materials and workmanship. This warranty applies only to the original purchaser of the instrument, for as long as he or she owns it. All warranty repairs must be performed by Patriarch Guitars, or a specifically authorized repairperson. This warranty does not cover repairs necessitated by normal wear and tear, misuse, neglect, accidental damage, modification, or cracking of wood or finish that results from changes in temperature or humidity. Frets, strings and tuning machines are not covered by this warranty.