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Bayard Blain - Founder of Bayard Guitars

Bayard attended the Summit School of Guitar Building and Repair located in Qulicum Beach, B.C. in 2003. By 2005, he had moved to Fayetteville Arkansas, setting up shop in the heart of the Ozark Mountains. He began building full time and today he is producing approximately twenty instruments each year.

Bayard Blain

Bayard builds a wide variety of instruments, flattop and carved, selecting only exceptional tonewoods. All of his pieces are one of a kind, crafted with the skill and consideration for every custom need.

"I love my work - my friends and clients tell me it shows."

Every piece Bayard envisions is unique, not limited to specific models or lines. For the last 8 years He has been a member of the folk roots trio band, 3 Penny Acre from Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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"As a professional player, I know how an instrument should look, feel, respond, and sound."

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