• Custom Citterns


    Custom Citterns

    Home 1
  • Custom Guitar Luthier


    Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Aliquam ut urna. Mauris nulla. Donec nec mauris. Proin nulla dolor, bibendum et, dapibus in, euismod ut, felis.

    Home 2
  • Handmade Mandolins


    Custom Guitar Luthier

    Home 3
  • Hand Made Electric Guitars


    Hand Made Electric Guitars

    Home 4
  • Irish Bouzoukis


    Irish Bouzoukis

    Home 5
  • Mountain Dulcimers

    photos-home/06_Mountain_Dulcimer_Luthier.jpg photos-home/yellow-fish.jpg

    Mountain Dulcimers

    Home 6
  • Archtop Guitars


    Archtop Guitars

    Home 7
  • Custom Mandocellos


    Custom Mandocellos

    Home 8
  • Bouzouki Luthier


    Bouzouki Luthier

    Home 9
  • Dreadnaught Guitar Maker


    Dreadnaught Guitar Maker

    Home 10

Hand Crafted Stringed Instruments

With the first strum, musicians instantly recognize that the Gernandt stringed instrument they are holding is no ordinary instrument. Bob masters the instruments' intonation, voicing, balanced tonal response, ease of playability, and the beauty of wood.

Luthier Bob Gernandt has spent most of his life in the Heart of the Great Smoky Mountains. Here he has been influenced by many styles of music. To name a few, local mountain, Bluegrass, Celtic (Irish) and Jazz music. Due to these influences, Bob builds a variety of stringed instruments.

Gernandt works with individual customers, helping them select the finest woods and details that best suit their indi idual tastes and personality.

His line of fine quality Irish Bouzoukis, Citterns, Mandolins, Mandocellos, Mountain Dulcimers, Acoustic and Electric Guitars makes Bob Gernandt a versatile Luthier of quality, Hand-crafted stringed instruments.


Notes from the Workbench Newsletter
Get Bob's newsletter with pics, tips, and techniques for Luthiers and lovers.
See what's currently on the bench >>
Gernandt Stringed Instruments   ::   Bryson City, North Carolina   ::   828-488-1144

Gernandt Stringed Instruments. All Rights Reserved. Web Design by Blue Mandolin Marketing, Inc.