When you bring in your prized instruments, they are inspected, diagnosed
and costs are estimated before work begins.
Optional instrument drop-off appointment times are available to ensure that instruments are at my shop only for the time needed to complete any work.
The Basics: For Electric and acoustic guitars,
basses, mandolins, banjos and just about any
Setup - Fingerboard cleaning, fret polishing, re-string, truss rod adjustment
and tempered intonation. String and pickup heights are adjusted to your
Fret Dress - Frets and fret ends are precision ground, uniformly leveled,
crowned and polished for optimum playability and the nut is adjusted for
proper string height.
Complete or Partial Refret - Old frets carefully removed,
fingerboard and radius trued and dressed, new frets
installed (nickel or stainless steel) followed by the
above described fret dress.
New Nuts and Saddles - Available for all acoustic and electric
instruments. Compensated Saddles and Buzz Feiten tuning system available
Woodwork: All electric and acoustic instruments, solid or hollow.
Splits, cracks, fractures of all kinds repaired, rebuilt or
replaced. Includes bridges, braces, plates, veneers,
binding, blocks, purfling, pickguards and inlay.
Custom routing and restorative plugging or patching available.
Electronics: For all electric and acoustic
Pickup systems of any type installed, repaired or replaced. All
electronics from pots, switches, jacks, pre-amps,
passive and active circuits and components
diagnosed, repaired or replaced.
From spot repairs to complete refinishing: please
inquire about your particular needs or interests.
I offer an extensive range of custom modifications and
services to suit you and your guitar's aspirations.
Experienced studio and venue outcall services are available.
Please feel free to call or email me to schedule an appointment
or discuss your stringed instrument needs.