Updated July 18, 2017

Welcome to my website!

About Laplante Guitars

Located in Kingston, a stone's throw from the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario, Laplante Guitars is a "boutique" lutherie shop specializing in "one of a kind" instruments...

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What my guitars look and sound like ...

Here's a sample of some of the guitars I've designed and built over the last 20 years or so. For some of them, I've managed to record or get some clips from their owners.

Basic home studio recording in most cases...

Solid Bodies and Acoustics

No, I didn't forget you...

Even though  a significant part of my production is focused on archtop guitars, I also build one of a kind acoustics and solid bodies as well.

And some of them, well...can be pretty exotic....


A sample of those who play my instruments

You're never too young  - or too old - to endorse my instruments! As a case in point, meet Abby Stewart: this young lady is going to go places,.. Like for all of my endorsers, she is very special to me...Click on Pic to know more about her and my endorser friends...


Building an Electric Archtop Guitar

"For those who may want to build an electric archtop or are simply curious to see how my archtops are built, here's a book that you may find useful. It was first published in Nov 2011 and is aging very well..."

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