Primarily Dave is a guitar repairer, but he also trained as a fretted instrument maker so makes guitars, mandolins and bouzoukis to his own designs and customer commissions. He has extensive experience having worked for Fender, Ovation, Takamine, Parker and Hohner among others and has restored, repaired or made guitars for many well-respected guitarists including Eric Clapton, Hank Marvin, Jeff Beck, Francis Rossi, The Edge…the list goes on!
If your guitar needs repair or restoration, Dave is happy to evaluate, quota and undertake the work as required.
Eli Abbott has been working with electronics/musical instruments for over 25 years. At Abbott’s Music they repair/service all types of guitar/bass, valve and transistor amps, effects pedals – plus more. They can also offer basic set-ups and re-strings, all at an affordable cost.
Whether it is rebuilding a ‘destroyed’ vintage guitar, carving a new solid top for an archtop, repairing the dreaded broken headstock, or just replacing a small section of binding or a scratchy potentiometer, Andy can make your cherished instrument sing once more. Andy specialises in vintage guitar repair and restoration, having worked on hundreds of the oldest instruments. All renovation work is performed with a sensitivity to the original parts, materials and finishes.