We will build your instrument to fit your specific requests - to fit your fingers and playing style, from a singing finger-style parlor guitar to the roar of a full-size bluegrass guitar. We have designed and built everything from Ukeleles, to a one of a kind double-neck 12-string/classical guitar.

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Repair

Vagabond

Custom

We do a wide range of work from complete restorations to routine fretwork. Specializing in authentic renovation of vintage  Martin & Gibson instruments
  • Electric and Acoustic
  • Complete Fret services
  • Same day setup
  • Quick turn-around

 

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Handmade by us in the USA since 1981, the Vagabond is versatile, played on stage or just around the house, and ideal for songwriting, recording, and travel.

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For over 30 years luthier Kevin Smith has been building the finest custom-designed fretted instruments. He designed and perfected the Vagabond line of unique compact guitars. All instruments are quality crafted in Castleton, NY. Kevin is also available for repairs large and small. 

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The Vagabond

Repair