While the UK remains in lockdown due to the
COVID-19 virus, I am unable to accept new orders.

The dBridge is a high quality solid bar bridge, designed to replace ‘tune-o-matic’ style adjustable bridges found on many guitars (e.g. Gibson and Gretsch).

Click to see how the dBridge is made!

Your dBridge is hand crafted by me to your exact specifications. With saddle positions copied from your stock bridge, your dBridge will have excellent intonation. And with no moving parts, you get great clarity and sustain, and no rattling or buzzing!

Dave Brown | db guitars | Glasgow, UK
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“Hi Dave, I am really liking the bridge you made for me, it feels much nicer under the hand than the stock bridge and I think looks more balanced visually as well.”
– Matt Cowe | www.mattcowe.com

Matt’s Gretsch G6122-1959, with slimline brass dBridge (click for full image)



dBridge Slimline Aluminium
‘Slimline’ design

The slimline dBridge has a classic design that looks great on vintage style guitars, especially those with floating wooden bridge bases (e.g. Gretsch hollow bodies)

dBridge Aluminium Modern
‘Modern’ design

The modern dBridge has a chunky contemporary look, that works well on solid body guitars with ‘tune-o-matic’ bridge studs (e.g. Gibson Les Paul, Gretsch Duo Jet)


dBridge Aluminium Modern
Aluminium dBridge

The aluminium dBridge is hand polished to a mirror finish, and looks great on guitars with chrome or nickel hardware. Tonally, this is the brightest dBridge material.

dBridge Brass
Brass dBridge

The brass dBridge is also polished to a mirror finish, and is a great match for guitars with gold hardware. Tonally, this is a slightly warmer sounding bridge.

ebony slimline dBridge
Ebony dBridge

Ebony is a popular bridge material on jazz hollow body guitars – but the tone is surprisingly lively with plenty of sustain. Ebony is an ideal choice for guitars with bright single coil pickups – it does a good job of controlling the high end whilst retaining clarity.

ebano modern dBridge
Ebano dBridge

Ebano is an environmentally friendly alternative to ebony, from UK company Rocklite. It has a very consistent grain and colour, and looks great on guitars with ebony bridge bases. Sonically, it has the same properties as ebony.


How to Order

While the UK remains in lockdown due to the
COVID-19 virus, I am unable to accept new orders.


  • dBridge in polished aluminium / polished brass – £75
  • dBridge in ebony / Rocklite Ebano / piano black Corian – £45

Postage within UK – FREE
Postage worldwide – £10

All prices are in UK £, and are inclusive of VAT for customers in the EU.

How to Order

Worldwide delivery available!

Each dBridge is designed and built to your precise specifications. I don’t stock any “off the shelf” dBridges, as each guitar is unique.

So, you do need to spend a few minutes taking some basic measurements from your guitar. But I promise you this is time well spent, as it guarantees your dBridge will be a perfect fit with accurate intonation.

dBridge order form

  • First, complete the dBridge order form and return it to dave@db-guitars.com.
  • I will send you an estimated delivery date and confirm the total price.
  • When I’m ready to start building your order, I’ll email you a PayPal invoice for the full amount.
  • Once I receive your payment, I’ll begin working on your order, aiming to ship to you within one week.
  • Before machining starts, I’ll email you a 3D render of your final bridge design, in case you want to make any final-minute changes.