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.


2010 David Wren Concert Brazilian Steel String Guitar

Here's a spectacular David Wren Concert steel string guitar, built in 2010 using Brazilian Rosewood and bearclaw Sitka Spruce.

2015 David Wren Concert Brazilian Steel String Guitar

David Wren has been a fixture on the Canadian Lutherie scene for decades. His shop is quite close to The Twelfth Fret so we see

1980 Linda Manzer Cutaway Steel String Guitar

Linda Manzer has been building guitars for over 30 years and like so many top Canadian luthiers, started with Jean Larrivee.

SOLD!!! G W Barry 30-12 OM Steel String Guitar

We're featuring the third guitar from the G.W. Barry 30/12 collection. This particular guitar has an interesting history and compelling visual features.

2016 Treehouse Copperdust Steel String Guitar

Treehouse guitars are built by Zachary Lefebvre at Hilton Beach on the shores of St. Joseph Island in Lake Huron. The Copperdust is his 20th

SOLD!!! G W Barry 30-12 Koa 000+ Steel String Guitar 2016

The second guitar in the G W Barry 30/12 collection is a 000+ model featuring a Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top and deeply figured Hawaiian Koa

G W Barry 30-12 Mod C Ziricote

The first guitar featured in the G W Barry 30-12 collection is a stunning Mod-C with a splendid Ziricote back and sides set and a

G W Barry 30-12 Mod C Ziricote Steel String Guitar

The first guitar featured in the G W Barry 30-12 collection is a stunning Mod-C with a splendid Ziricote back and sides set and a

The G W Barry 30/12 Collection

2016 marks 30 years of G W Barry guitars at the Twelfth Fret. To celebrate the occasion we are receiving three exquisite new instruments.