Dart Instruments ~ David Dart ~ Luthier ~ since 1966

David Dart started making stringed instruments while still in high school in the mid ‘60’s at the Folk Music Center in Claremont, California. Navarro in Northern California is where David now lives and works, currently specializing in Guitars, Hawaiian Lap Steel (Weissenborn style guitars), and Mandolins. Dave has made instruments for well-known musicians, Ben Harper and David Lindley, among others. Instruments are generally custom ordered, or selected from what is already in stock.

Mandolas, mandolins, luthier

News:
- Progress on three A style Mandolins
- 8 string lap steel guitars
- D-12
- Instruments in stock
- Fretboard Journal, Bench Press: Dart Instruments article
- Short video of Ben Harper demonstrating Dart Theorbo
- Listen to Theorbo
- Lute

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