Custom Fretted Instruments & Repair

[banjo headstock] Welcome to Custom Fretted Instruments & Repair. Our shop, located on the side of a mountain near Sparta, TN, offers professional quality repair and restoration of fretted instruments such as guitars, banjos, mandolins, etc. Electric guitar repair, setups and electronics are a specialty.

We are an authorized warranty repair center for Fender, Takamine and Ovation, and are a dealer for several high quality musical instruments including guitars made by Eastman, Huss & Dalton, and J.W. Gallagher & Son. We stock Eastman and Kentucky mandolins, Flinthill, Huss & Dalton, Stelling, and Ome banjos as well as McSpadden lap dulcimers and Dusty Strings hammer dulcimers.

We stock fretted instrument accessories, tuners by Korg and Peterson, strings for most fretted instruments and instructional and reference books and videos.

Custom Fretted Instruments & Repair
400 Firetower Road
Sparta, TN 38583-3746
9am - 5pm Monday-Friday
10am - 2pm Saturday

Our Latest 5 instruments. See our Products page to see the full list.
Name Description Price
[Eastman T486B-SB]Eastman T486B-SB

The Eastman T486B-SB is a full-size 16 inch thinline electric guitar. The Seymour Duncan Phat Cat pickups give it that classic P-90 growl. The neck pickup is RWRP, so you get a true hum-bucking sound in the middle position. The Bigsby tailpie...

[Regal Duolian RC-1]Regal Duolian RC-1

Got the blues? So bad? Well, this guitar will not cure them, but it will give you that Delta sound.

The nickel plated steel body and spun aluminium cone give this instrument its distinctive tone. The body is polished to a mirror fin...

[Eastman AC-DR2]Eastman AC-DR2BACK IN STOCK!

After the first all solid Sapele Eastman came in and we were so impressed with it's outstanding tone and volume, we ordered replacements! The solid Sapele top gives the guitar great warmth & fullness to go with it's incre...

[Taylor 410E]Taylor 410ESOLD!

The last of our NOS Taylors. What can I say? It\'s a Taylor. It sounds great and plays great.

Comes with a Hardshell case and Lifetime Warranty.

[Eastman ACTG1]Eastman ACTG1

Going somewhere and don't have room for a full-sized case? Don't let that stop you from playing, with this travel guitar from Eastman.

Laminated Sapele back and sides and a solid Sitka spruce top give this guitar a voice that belies its...