Covid-19 Update

3-24-2020 Update- Our hopes were to reopen to limited foot traffic at the end of the 15 days prescribed by the president, but now we have received an order by the Mayor of the City of Franklin to “stay at home” for 2 weeks. We apologize for any inconvenience, and hope you are all staying well. 

About Us

Authorized guitar repair

We Are The Franklin Area's Premier Stringed Instrument Repair Center

We specialize in the repair and restoration of stringed instruments and Guitar repair in Nashville, and the surrounding area. Our services provide for stringed instrument repair and maintenance  of all makes and models.  We also sell stringed instrument related accessories. Contact us for all of your repair and restoration needs. We love rescuing injured instruments, and helping them make music again. We also are a Martin Authorized Service Center, and can take care of Martin Warranty repairs. 

Meet The Staff


Ron DiVito- Owner/Luthier

Jay Conkin- Owner/Lead Repair Tech

Jay Conkin- Owner/Lead Repair Tech

Ron comes to Franklin by way of Las Vegas where he manufactured and repaired guitars. Ron is a graduate of Gallup Guitars School of Lutherie, and brings those skills to Franklin Guitar and Repair. Contact Ron directly at


Jay Conkin- Owner/Lead Repair Tech

Jay Conkin- Owner/Lead Repair Tech

Jay Conkin- Owner/Lead Repair Tech

Jay comes to Franklin Guitar and Repair by way of Asheville, NC but went to college at Middle Tennessee State where he worked at Gibson guitars as a QC tech. Jay has worked alongside many excellent luthiers, and brings this experience to Franklin Guitar and Repair. Contact him directly at

Greg Ellis

Greg Ellis

Greg Ellis

Greg has been with Franklin Guitar and Repair for many years, and has many years of experience repairing and maintaining your guitars. 



Greg Ellis

Greg Ellis

Gunner comes to us from Hawaii and is our fully capable intern. He likes long walks on the beach, fishing, getting caught in the rain...feel free to come by and get lei'd by Gunner. 

Martin Guitars
K&K Sound Handcrafted Pickups
D’addario Strings
LR Baggs Acoustic Pickups

Contact Us

Better yet, stop by and say hi!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Franklin Guitar and Repair

1912 Columbia Ave, Franklin, Tennessee 37064, United States

(615) 595-2268


Open today

10:00 am – 06:00 pm

Mon: 10a-6p

Tues: 10a-6p

Wed: 10a-6p

Thurs: 10a-6p

Fri: 10am-6pm

Saturday: 12pm-4pm

Sunday: Closed

Drop us a line!