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.