Hovner Musical Industries is a musical instrument manufacturing and trading unit based in Kolkata run by craftsman Mr. Surajith Mandal. The firm that has been in the business for 60 years, passing over two generations, today employs eight senior artisans who are well versed in the craft. About 15 types of guitars are produced at the center under four categories: Acoustics, Hawaiian, Spanish, and Mandolin, all exclusively handmade. The price range of the guitars starts from INR 2,000 and goes up to INR 3,500, where the size ranges between 30 inches and 39 inches. Here the frets are arranged as per the quality scale decided for the product; hence at Hovner, it weavers around 19 to 21 in numbers for achieving good sound quality.