A. Lawrence Smart

product types: 

  • mandolins
  • acoustic guitars


Lawrence Smart worked as a special education teacher before taking a leave of absence to study guitar building with George Morris in Vermont. He began making mandolins and guitars full time in 1986. He initially worked in McCall, Idaho before moving his shop to Hailey, Idaho. His guitars and mandolins are now played by some of the most recognizable names in acoustic music.

Source: A. Lawrence Smart website (17 September 2020)


A. Lawrence Smart Hailey , ID
United States
Idaho US