While our focus is decidedly on our open-back banjos, Ardea guitars are high-quality and refined instruments. Primarily solid and semi-hollow body electric guitars, we build unique and carefully-crafted instruments.

  • Maple burl top
  • Wenge / maple / sapele body
  • One-piece wenge neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Ebony headplate
  • Hardtail tailpiece
  • Bridge and neck humbucker pickups