The Twelfth Fret - Guitarists' Pro Shop
2132 Danforth Ave Toronto Canada | Sales: 416-423-2132 | Service: 416-423-1554 |


Strings are at the heart of every stringed instrument, and they come in a vast rage with different sizes, tensions, materials, and manufacturing techniques.   At The Twelfth Fret, between the retail store and the very busy repair shop, we go through a large number of strings and are experienced in the qualities of various string brands.  If you’re looking for something in particular, contact us.    We ship worldwide.

Newtone Strings

Malcolm Newton is the owner and head craftsman at Newtone strings. He is an ex-coal miner, ex-lineman, and spent many years as a wire rope

A History in Nylon

A brief history of nylon classical guitar strings.