A little about Furch Guitars
Furch Guitars originated in the 1970s when Frantisek Furch, facing a lack of quality instruments in communist Czechoslovakia, began crafting banjos and acoustic guitars. Despite restrictions, he established a workshop in 1981.
The Velvet Revolution in 1989 allowed Furch to expand freely. In 1990, production moved to a larger space. In the early '90s, Furch shifted to all-solid wood guitars, introducing popular shapes. International demand led to a move to a 16th-century mill complex in 2000.
Technological advancements, like a new bracing pattern in 2008, enhanced Furch's standing. Petr Furch, Frantisek's son, joined in 2006, incorporating CNC technologies and leading R&D.
In 2018, Furch streamlined model lines and introduced new color models, including the customizable Rainbow Series. With over 80 employees, Furch Guitars continues as a technology leader, producing 10,000 instruments annually, sold on five continents.
Read the complete story on the official Furch website.
Guitar Haus’ visit to Furch Guitars Factory
At Guitar Haus, we strive to bring the finest instruments to our customers, and our recent visit to Furch Guitars in the Czech Republic has only strengthened our commitment to quality craftsmanship. Our Founder Stan went on a three-day immersion at the Furch factory, and according to him it was an incredible experience.
The Furch Guitars factory stood out as a testament to precision and dedication. The state-of-the-art facility and the strong commitment to crafting top-tier instruments were truly impressive.
Furch Guitars has seamlessly blended tradition and innovation. The acquisition of a historic building from an old mill adds an authentic touch to their operations. This traditional-looking structure serves as a backdrop to a harmonious marriage of craftsmanship and technology.
Furch Guitars embraces automation selectively, recognizing that some processes are executed more precisely by machines. This commitment to the perfect balance between man and machine ensures that every instrument that leaves the Furch factory attains the pinnacle of quality.
The largest selection of Furch Guitars in North America
At Guitar Haus, we are proud to offer the largest selection of Furch Guitars in North America. Our partnership with Furch reflects our shared values of craftsmanship, innovation, and a deep appreciation for the art of guitar-making. Each Furch instrument at Guitar Haus is a testament to the legacy of Furch Guitars and our commitment to providing musicians with high-quality instruments.
Explore our selection of Furch Guitars