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

Independent Luthiers

The Twelfth Fret has always been supportive of independent and private instrument builders. We carry or commission guitars from a number of top quality builders in our area. We set up instruments to the player’s requirements and we ship worldwide.


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2016 Harrison GB Custom Acoustic Thinline Archtop SOLD

We've just taken delivery of a brand new Harrison GB Custom thinline archtop guitar, this time an acoustic model with a neck mount Bartolini pickup.

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2016 Nuno Cristo Ukulele

Toronto is a fascinating mixture of many diverse cultures, and this ukulele by Nuno Christo is an example of what's made and found here.

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2014 Alexander James Ethos Ebony Solidbody Electric Guitar

The Alexander James Ethos model, and others, have been built in Peterborough, Ontario since 2008, using selected exotic woods and top quality parts.

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Tom Holmes THC DC Lenny Breau Jazz Guitar

One of the most impressive and influential jazz guitarists, the late, great Lenny Breau had an incredible talent honed by obsessively hard work.

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2014 Agostin Custom Drop Top Trans Black

Basing his instruments on proven designs, Agostin Custom guitars are well built, with top quality woods and components. Finishes are hand-applied lacquer.

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2015 Agostin Custom Classic T Honeyburst

Basing his instruments on proven designs, Agostin Custom guitars are well built, with top quality woods and components. Finishes are hand-applied lacquer.

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2015 Chris Lounsbury Concert Guitar

Lounsbury guitars are very well made and sound quite good. This is a Lounsbury Concert model built with a Sitka spruce top, Ziricote

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2015 Alexander James Ethos Mun Ebony

2015 Alexander James Ethos Mun Ebony

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1997 G W Barry M Body Cutaway Guitar REDUCED

G W Barry is one of the many fine luthiers who went through Jean Larrivee's shop and now builds in Toronto (and does repairs at