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Traditional and contemporary stringed instruments

crafted in Northumberland


Click on the links to the left or below to find out more about the instruments we make. 

If you're interested in purchasing an instrument, we usually have some in stock and available now for immediate despatch. Many of our instruments are made to order; see How to buy.

If you'd like to try an instrument before you buy, the easiest way is to find us at a festival. Or contact us to arrange to try an instrument.

All instruments made after January 2104 carry a minimum 3 year guarantee to the original purchaser; some carry a conditional lifetime guarantee -see Terms & conditions.

We can arrange to fit  pickups to our new instruments (no charge for the fitting); please contact us to discuss your requirements. We usually fit Headway pickups.

Mark holding a Selmer-style guitar and a custom-made Selmer-style ukulele


  • Mandolin family



Photo shows Mark holding a Selmer-style guitar and a custom-built Selmer-style ukulele

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