Learn tenor guitar, tenor banjo & mandola

We now offer eight different handcrafted guitars.

Goldtone Banjola Deluxe - Tennessee waltz

We restore and sell vintage stringed instruments.


Now at New Milford Location, 197 Rock Lane

We are now at a new location in Milford! Hot Strings Guitar shop is the most sophisticated guitar repair and guitar building school in Connecticut. We can accommodate up to four students at a time in our 40 hour and 90 hour guitar building classes. We also offer a 40 hour banjo building class and guitar & banjo playing instructional videos available soon.

Our shop also provides custom guitar building, complete guitar and banjo repairs for local musicians and restoration service for antique and vintage guitars. Welcome to our guitar and banjo shop.

-Jamie Boss, owner Jamie@hotstringsguitar.com

Guitar & Banjo Repair Videos on DVD

Guitar Building Videos on DVD