The Twelfth Fret - Guitarists' Pro Shop
2132 Danforth Ave Toronto Canada | Sales: 416-423-2132 | Service: 416-423-1554 | sales@12fret.com

Tools and Techniques

The Twelfth Fret began as a repair shop catering to professional guitarists, and we’ve been using, selling and helping players understand how to use key tools for decades. We carry a high-quality selection of the most needed tools.   If you’re looking for something in particular, contact us.    We ship worldwide.


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Hall MyBanjo Universal 3 way Banjo Head Tuning Wrench

The Hall MyBanjo Universal 3 way Banjo Head Tuning Wrench is an essential tool for tuning banjo heads. Grant MacNeill says this tool is "The

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Cruz Tools GrooveTech The Best String Cutters!

Cruz Tools GrooveTech The Best String Cutters

Double Neck Electric Sitar : David Hill & Brady Milloy

From the archives of our old site - "We need a sitar ... a double neck actually ... with humbucking pickups ... and a Floyd

The Twelfth Fret Repair Shop: Setting up a Strat Trem, Part 3

We're taking a tour of a Fender Stratocaster trem setup and now in Part 3, we're going to go through the rest of the action

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Deering Goodtime Open-back Banjo Gut String Conversion

Banjo players are fascinated by Fretless banjos of the 19th century. These banjos were strung with gut strings and had a smooth, bare fretboard

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New Banjo Setup: Questions and Answers with Grant MacNeill (Video)

Here's Grant discussing what we need to know to set up a new banjo. If you're wondering, the banjo in the video

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MyBanjo Universal Banjo Tuning Wrench

An essential tool for tuning banjo heads. Grant says: "The BEST and only banjo wrench you should have!". The three heads fit 1/4", 9/32", and

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The Twelfth Fret Repair Shop: Setting up a Strat Trem Part 2

Today we're going back to The Twelfth Fret Repair Shop and continue our look at setting up a Strat Trem. Here we will

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The Twelfth Fret Repair Shop: Setting up a Strat Trem Part 1

Today we're going to look at a common issue and some ways to address it. This is, of course, getting a Fender Stratocaster guitar