Some of the acoustic instruments that have passed through my workshop for setup/repair/mods.

Lanikai Tenor Ukulele


Lanikai Tenor Uke - Belcat UK500-T pick-up & pre-amp fitted.

Dean TEC-MBP


Dean TEC - Bridge removed & bellying top flattened, Frets dressed & recrowned, Bridge re-fitted & action height set.

Fylde Goodfellow


Fylde Goodfellow - New endpin jack fitted, Dings in top drop filled with lacquer, Fit of bridge pins adjusted.

Sigma OMM


Sigma OMM - Frets dressed & recrowned, Action lowered.

Kala KA-ATP Tenor Ukulele


Kala Tenor Uke - K&K Twin-Spot internal pick-up with end-pin jack fitted, Strap button fitted on neck heel.

Cordoba 25CK Concert Ukulele


Cordoba 25CK Uke - Strap buttons fitted.

Cordoba 20CM Concert Ukulele


Cordoba 20CM Uke - Strap button fitted.

Seagull Maritime SWS


Seagull Maritime - Misaligned tuner corrected, High frets levelled, Action lowered at saddle & nut, Restrung with 11-gauge & set-up.

Freshman FA1AM


Freshman FA1AM - Seized truss-rod cured, Frets dressed & recrowned, sharp fret ends smoothed, Action lowered at saddle & nut, Ding in top drop-filled & polished, Restrung & set-up.

Fender Catalina


Fender Catalina - Damaged 12th fret replaced, Frets dressed & recrowned, sharp fret ends cured, Action lowered at nut, Badly fitting saddle corrected, Restrung & set-up.

Takamine F-360S


Takamine F-360S - Warped neck straightened, Non-functional truss-rod corrected, Frets dressed & recrowned, sharp fret ends cured, Action lowered at both ends, Restrung & set-up.

Taylor GSmini


Taylor GSmini - Fishman pick-up fitted & wired to an endpin jack via volume & tone controls.

Taylor GSmini


Taylor GSmini - Frets levelled & dressed, Action height lowered at both ends, Fully set-up & re-strung.

Freshman FA1AWR


Freshman FA1 - Frets levelled & dressed, Action height lowered, Restrung & fully set-up.

Larrivee LV-05E


Larrivee LV-05E - Frets levelled & dressed, Action height lowered at both ends, Restrung & fully set-up.

Valencia CG150K


Valencia classical - Frets levelled & dressed, Saddle reworked to improve fit & action, String-nut raised, Restrung & set-up.

Admira Sevilla


Admira classical - Frets dressed, Action lowered at saddle, Restrung & set-up.

Martin OM28E


Martin OM28E - Loose frets cured, Frets polished, Saddle fit improved & action height reduced, Nut slots adjusted, Non-functional onboard tuner display resolved, Restrung & fully set-up.

Brunswick BTK50RD


Brunswick - Frets polished, Action lowered at nut & saddle, Fully set-up.

Martin DCX1E


Martin - Abalone position dots inlaid to fretboard, Frets dressed, Action lowered & set-up.

Yamaha FG412S


Yamaha - Frets dressed, recrowned & polished, Sharp fret ends rectified, Action lowered, String-nut cleaned & polished, Fully set-up & restrung.

Eko Ranchero 12


Eko 12 String - Neck joint re-shimmed, Seized truss rod cured, Bent tuners straightened, Frets dressed, Action set & restrung.

Ovation Balladeer


Ovation - Seized truss rod repaired, Broken headstock repaired, Frets dressed, Action lowered, Fully set-up & restrung.

Faith FV Venus


Faith Venus - Loose fret cured, Frets dressed, Fully set-up & restrung.

Takamine EG-332BC


Takamine - Frets dressed, recrowned & polished, Action lowered, Cleaned, Fully set-up & restrung.

Gretsch G9310 New Yorker Mandolin


Gretsch mandolin - Bridge fitted, Frets levelled & dressed, Fret buzz cured, Fully set-up & restrung.

Heartwood AM-70NA mandolin


Heartwood Mandolin - Frets dressed & polished, Fully set-up & restrung.

Martin J-40M


Martin J-40M - Purfling & Binding repaired, Frets dressed, New bone compensated saddle made & fitted, Action lowered, Fully set-up & restrung.

Martin John Mayer Signature


Martin OMJM - Frets levelled, Action dropped 1.5mm, Fully set-up & restrung.

Gibson Songwriter DLX Studio


Gibson Songwriter - Frets levelled & dressed, Action dropped at nut & saddle, Fully set-up & restrung.

Martin DX1AE


Martin - Frets levelled & dressed, Action dropped at nut & saddle, Fully set-up & restrung.

Faith Venus


Faith Venus - Frets levelled & dressed, Sharp fret ends cured, Action dropped at nut & saddle, Fully set-up & restrung.

Barnes & Mullins Soprano Ukulele


B&M UBUK2S- Frets levelled & dressed, Action reduced at saddle, String-nut slots adjusted, Fully set-up & restrung.

Faith Venus MG


Faith Venus - Frets levelled & dressed, Action dropped, Fully set-up & restrung.

Seagull S6 Folk Cedar


Seagull S6 - Frets levelled & dressed, Action dropped at nut & saddle, Nut polished, Fully set-up & restrung with 11-50 gauge.

Martin Smith W100


Smith W100 - Frets levelled & dressed, Action lowered considerably, Fully set-up & restrung with 11-gauge.

Yamaha APX500 III


Yamaha APX500 - Frets levelled & dressed, Action lowered & Fully set-up.

Hudson HF1-NT


Hudson HF1 - Frets levelled & dressed, Sharp fret ends cured, Splintering of internal bridge plate rectified, Action lowered & Fully set-up for improved intonation.

Larrivee OM3


Larrivee - Frets levelled & dressed, Fully set-up to cure fret buzz.

Tanglewood Evolution TSF


Tanglewood TSF - Frets levelled, Action lowered & Fully set-up for lighter gauge strings.

Epiphone Masterbilt DR-500-MCE


Epiphone DR500MCE - Frets levelled, Action lowered & Fully set-up.

Takamine C1328 Classical


Takamine C1328 - Mother-Of-Pearl fret markers added to top & side, Bridge lowered, Restrung & Fully set-up.

ProMartin W180


ProMartin - Internal bracing repaired, Detached top re-glued, Frets dressed, New bone saddle made & fitted, Action lowered, Restrung & Fully set-up.

Benjamin James Custom Acoustic


Benjamin James Acoustic - Refretted with narrower frets, Compensated saddle fitted & action lowered, Restrung & Fully set-up.

Harmony Opus-V


Harmony Opus V - Neck break repaired & French polish touched up, Frets dressed, Action lowered, Restrung & Fully set-up.

Eastwood LA125-ENT


Eastwood LA125 - Frets dressed, Action lowered, Bridge-pin holes resized, Restrung & Fully set-up.

Taylor 114CE


Taylor 114 - Resonance from battery box cured, Frets dressed, Action lowered, Detached internal cable clip fixed, Restrung with 11-gauge Elixir strings & Fully set-up.

Antonio Aparicio AA100 Classical


Aparicio Classical - String-nut raised & modified to cure string resonance fret rattle behind the fretting finger, Frets dressed, Action lowered at saddle, Fully set-up.

Taylor GSmini


Taylor GSmini - Frets polished, Action lowered, Intonation errors on bass strings cured, Restrung & set-up.

Epiphone Hummingbird Pro


Epi Hummingbird - New bridge pins, Frets dressed, Saddle modified to give lower action, String nut slots corrected, Stuck truss-rod cured.

Toledo Maccaferri


Maccaferri C - Neck back-bow cured, Loose fret fixed & all frets levelled & dressed, Bridge & saddle modified to give lower action, String nut mis-position corrected.

Guild DV6-NT-HR


Guild DV6 - Larger custom scratch-plate made & fitted, Ebony neck heel cap made & fitted, Frets levelled & dressed, Action lowered, Internal wiring secured.

Tanglewood DBT-SFCE-PW


Tanglewood DBT - Frets dressed & sharp ends cured, Action lowered & fully set up.

Crafter HTC-24-EQ-LH


Crafter HTC24EQ - Incorrect string-nut reworked, High frets & sharp ends cured, All frets dressed, Mis-seated under saddle p/u corrected, Action lowered.

Takamine EAN60C


Takamine Nylon strung - Fret dress, Action lowered, Restrung with Thomastik flatwound nylon strings.

Tanglewood TCC-SCE Classical


Tanglewood classical - Endpin rattle cured, Internal wiring secured, Action lowered, Restrung.

Vega Mandolin


1930s Vega mandolin - Top re-glued onto sides, New binding fitted, Restrung.

Mexican Guitarron Mariachi 6 string Bass


Mexican Guitarron - original peg tuners replaced with modern Gotoh bass tuners, Gripper strap buttons fitted, Restrung.

Martin 000X1AE


Martin 000X - Set-up & Action lowered.

Fender CD-100CELH


Fender acoustic - Bridge shaved & saddle slot deepened, Action lowered, Full set-up, Detached output jack refitted.

Takamine Jasmine S33


Takamine Jasmine - Bridge shaved, Action lowered, Frets levelled re-crowned & polished, Full set-up, Strap button fitted.

Faith Jupiter FJCEHG


Faith - Action lowered, Frets levelled re-crowned & polished, Full set-up.

Crafter Elec/Acoustic


Crafter - New bone saddle made & fitted, Action lowered, Loose frets cured, Frets levelled re-crowned & polished, Sharp fret ends smoothed, Full set-up & Restring.

Patrick Eggle Parlour


P.Eggle Parlour - Frets dressed crowned & polished. Full set-up & Restring.

Simon & Patrick 6 Spruce


Simon & Patrick - Crack in headstock repaired, Frets dressed crowned & polished. LR Baggs StagePro Element system fitted, Full set-up & Restring.

Kimbara 30-P


Kimbara 30-P - A thorough clean, Seized truss-rod cured, Frets dressed crowned & polished. Action lowered, Full set-up & Restring.

Gretsch Historic Series G3203


Gretsch G3203 - Frets dressed crowned & polished. Action lowered, Full set-up & Restring.

Alhambra Classical 5P-CW-E2


Alhambra 5P-CW-E2 - Frets dressed crowned & polished. Full set-up & Restring.

Tanglewood 6-string Banjo


Tanglewood 6-str Banjo - Fishman pick-up fitted, String-nut reworked to give much lower action. Frets dressed crowned & polished. Head tensioned & action set.

Waters Custom Archtop


Paul Waters Pearl Custom Archtop - Bridge modified + saddle & nut reworked to give much lower action. Frets polished. Fully set-up & strung with flatwound strings.

Vintage Butler-Geo Matthew Banjo


Butler/Geo P Matthew Banjo (over 100 years old) - Fitted modern tuners, frets polished & fully set-up.

Washburn WD32SCE-NS


Washburn WD32 - Detached bridge repaired.

Fender '52 Ukulele


Fender Ukulele - Sharp frets ends dressed.

Gretsch G9221 Resonator


Gretsch G9221 Bobtail Resonator - Resonator stripped down to cure very bad rattles & vibrations, Sharp frets ends dressed, Frets polished. Playing action fully set-up for G-tuning.

Takamine EN60C


Takamine EN60C - Modified to accept Fishman Prefix Pro-Blend System, frets dressed, re-crowned & polished. Action lowered & fully set-up.

LAG T100ACE


LAG T100ACE-BRS Tramontane - Loose frets secured, frets dressed, re-crowned & polished. New bone saddle & string-nut made & fitted, Fully set-up.

Admira A-150


Admira A-150 - Frets dressed, re-crowned & polished. Fully set-up and action height lowered.


Recording King Madison RK-R36-BR


Recording King Madison banjo - 5th-string sliding capo installed, fully set-up including head tension and action height.


Yamaha CPX700-12


Yamaha CPX700 12-string - Frets polished, action height reduced at saddle.

Yamaha CPX500II


Yamaha CPX500II - Frets polished, Bridge shaved to facilitate lower action height setting.

Ovation Celebrity


Ovation Celebrity CC024 - Frets dressed, re-crowned & polished to remove wear indentations. Fully set-up to reduce action height.

Yamaha APXT2


Yamaha APX Travel guitar - Frets dressed/levelled, re-crowned & polished to cure fret buzz. Action height lowered. Restrung.

Martin JC16GTE


Martin JC16 - Had been dropped & the top broke away from the body. Now back in fully playing order

Sigma OOOMC-15E


Sigma OOOMC-15E - Detached soundboard re-glued to body, Frets dressed re-crowned & polished, Restrung & action lowered.

Brunswick BD200CE


Brunswick BD200CE - Frets dressed re-crowned & polished, Seized truss-rod cured & re-set, Restrung & action set to prevent string buzz.

JHS Encore FW610


Encore FW610 - Frets dressed re-crowned & polished, Action lowered & restrung. Loose pick-up re-attached inside body.

Jose Ferrer El Primo


Jose Ferrer El Primo 3/4 size - Converted to left-handed, Sharp fret ends smoothed and frets polished, Action lowered & restrung.

Martin DX1KAE


Martin DX1KAE - Soundboard & soundhole pick damage repaired, Clear pickguard fitted to prevent further damage. Frets dressed, re-crowned & polished. Full set-up performed for dropped tuning of 1-full tone below standard.

Yamaha CG-171S Classical


Yamaha Classical - Sharp fret ends smoothed and frets polished. Tuners cleaned and serviced. Action lowered.

Sigma OOOMC-1STE


Sigma OOOMC-1STE - Set-up and action lowered.

Alvarez-AG60LCE


Alvarez AG60LCE - Corrected neck backbow caused by bad factory truss-rod set-up.

Countryman Banjo


Countryman Banjo - Broken tuner repaired.

Freshman 2OC


Freshman Apollo 2OC - String-nut reworked to correct large intonation errors on first few frets. Action height adjusted to suit client.

Ozark Mandolin


Ozark - Tailpiece replaced, frets dressed & polished, action lowered, full set-up and cleaned.

Hohner HW750


Hohner - Massive action height cured by bridge shave plus saddle reduction, frets dressed, seized truss rod fixed, string-nut slots deepened & full set-up performed.

Taylor 714


Taylor 714 - Frets dressed, crowned & polished, action lowered at string nut and saddle, truss rod re-set & full set-up performed.

Takamine Santa Fe PSF-45C


Takamine Santa Fe - Frets dressed, crowned & polished. Dead B-string cured. Body dents and fingerboard damage repaired.