product types: 

  • acoustic guitars
  • electric guitars


Roger Borys started making instruments in 1974, making his first archtop in 1978.  In the 1980s he collaborated with the great luthier James D'Aquisto, designing and building Jazz Acoustic and Jazz Electric models. In 2008 he moved his workshop from its original Vermont location to its current home in the Neumann Leather Factory in Hoboken, New Jersey. By 2016 he had built over 400 guitars in his career. Borys Guitars are designed with the professional jazz player in mind and have been made for such notable players as Barry Galbraith, Joe Pass, Emily Remler, Jimmy Wyble, Paul Bollenback, Larry Koonse,  Pat Kelly, Jim Hershman and Sandro Albert.



Roger Borys Guitars
300 Observer Hwy.
Hoboken , NJ
United States
New Jersey US