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Ace B Spankin

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Anybody in North Dakota?? I use to take my guitars to Marguerites Music in Moorehead MN.
But the guy their retired when I lived in Denver. Now I live in Devils Lake ND, and can't seem to find anyone.
 

emcee squared

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I'm looking for a good luthier in the Atlanta area. Surely someone out there knows of one. I haven't had my guitars looked at since I moved to the south.
 

sptv62

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I noticed a few people asking for a UK List. I have just started a Tech - Repair business in the UK (South West) and am looking to grow my business.

I have not posted much on mylespaul but have learned a great deal from this great site. I have been working on guitars since the late 70s starting with basic setups through to full custom builds but have been employed in the electronics industry (23 years) and for the last six years I have been a high school teacher (Engineering and Construction) but I cannot keep away from guitars so I am trying now to make a living from it.

Web Site SMP Artizan Home of "The Guitar Tech Dude Man" | Guitar and Tube Amp Repair and Construction in the Trowbridge Area (South West UK)
Emailstewart.palmen@smpartizan.com

I aim to post any interesting work I gain or if there is something I am doing that others may find interesting.

Support much appreciated

Stewart Palmén
 

Adambomb

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Very surprised Joe Glaser isn't on the Nashville list. He's only like the best tech in the Tri-state area. He was the first guy to tech others in the USA how to use a PLEK machine, fixes all the Nashville Stars guitars and worked with Gibson on the B-Bender. Best shop I've ever been too and reasonable rate. He's about a mile from Guitar Center in Nashville. I highly suggest if your anywhere within 3 hours of his shop.

GLASER INSTRUMENTS
NASHVILLE TN
(615) 298-1139
 

Bluesypea

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Anyone have a recommendation for installing new frets on my Gibson G0 in the Saint Louis area?
 

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We have 3 different luthiers at our disposal near the Atlanta area. It depends on which side of town your closest to and the work that needs to be done.Members an email us and we can put you into contact with one of them.
 

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Anyone know of a good guitar tech in UK, (Midlands pref). I need my Tele setting up well.
 

JonMan94

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Anyone in the tampa bay area willing to take on a apprentice in the business of lutherie? I'm self-taught with many of the basic routines of maintaining electric guitars and basses, but I really want to not only learn how to perform more advanced feats of repair, but to also learn about building completely from scratch not only electrics, but acoustics as well.

PMs are appreciated!
 

Turk1976

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Lay's Guitar
974 Kenmore Blvd.
Akron, Ohio 44314
Lays Guitar Shop

Dan Shinn owns the shop now. He bought it from Virgil Lay in 1982 when Virgil decided to focus on S.I.T. Strings. His brother, Joel, does a lot of finish work in addition to building his own line of custom guitars. Don Fallon does repairs for them as well.

They've maintained my guitars since the late 70s.
I just found out about Lay's Guitar and purchased a completely rebuilt 1976 Les Paul custom "black beauty" off Dan. Incredible work and Dan is very fair in his pricing. He's now setting up a Strat for me.
 

dannow

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I know most are custom luthiers that own their own shop, but I work for Guitar Center in Columbus, Ohio. I've got quite a bit of experience and for those jobs that need work outside my comfort zone, we have several extremely talented amp and woodworking specialists that I can connect you with in town.

Dan W
Guitar Center 614
614-436-2600
Danw091089@guitarcenter.com
 

space_chase

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this thread and most of the other stickies in the luthier's corner desperately need to be updated.
 

linv5800

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Looking for someone in Knoxville Tennessee to do set-ups on my
3 guitars . Been trying to learn on my own just cant seem to get
my necks right and I just got a Strat and have never had one.

Other 2 are Les Pauls , 1 Gibson , 1 Epi . Did some calling around and sorry
but $85 is robbery. Anybody know someone in Knox ? Thanks
 




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