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Acoustic Stringed Instruments

Fretted Instrument Workshop serves Boston, Massachusetts from the center of the state with mandolins, guitars, and banjos for sale. We have an array of models available to suit every need, including Flat Top Guitars, classical, resonator, arch top, electric guitars, vintage guitars, upright, acoustic, and electric basses, open-back and Resonator Banjos, "A" and "F" style mandolins, all styles of ukulele, and more near Boston MA. We are also a violin shop offering fine quality violins, violas, cellos, and basses, and bows, cases, and accessories for student to professional.

Names like Martin, Gibson, and National have been made famous by their fine quality of craftsmanship and the legends that have played them. We offer a wide range of professional and collector-grade instruments, as well as high quality entry level instruments perfect for beginners and students.


Fretted Instrument’s experienced staff is always happy to help navigate the world of acoustic instruments. We are conversant in blues, bluegrass, jazz, old-time, rag-time, anytime. Except Sundays and Mondays.
Contact us for questions about our instruments or stop by our shop in Amherst.

New Martin Guitars Used Martin Guitars

Fretted Instruments offers the largest collection of acoustic stringed instruments in New England – new, old & vintage!
• guitars, mandolins, banjos, ukuleles, etc.
• violins, violas, cellos, bases

• ever-changing selection for beginning, intermediate & professional players & collectors
• knowledgeable, no-pressure staff to help you with your search & selection
• experienced, trustworthy repair & restoration service
• strings & accessories (tuners, cases, pick-ups, books & much more!)
• instrument rentals & lessons


Shop hours: Tuesday - Friday 10 - 6 and Saturday: 10 - 5 EST.

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Flat Top Guitars Classical Guitars Arch top Guitars Resonator Guitars Open Back Banjos Resonator Banjos Other Banjos Ukes Mandolins Electric Guitars Basses


Fretted Instruments - 49 South Pleasant Street - Amherst MA 01002 USA
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