Guitar repair & setup workshop in Manchester, UK

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Refret time! The fret slots are prepared and Ive started with this cute fret first. The ends are undercut for each fret to make a nice clean edge.

Jack


*Jack’s Instrument Services* Guitar set-up and repair workshop – Manchester www.jacksinstrumentservices.com 07706 828122

As a fan of recycling, I have reused the fretboard dust mixed in with wood glue to create a repair patch

Jack


*Jack’s Instrument Services* Guitar set-up and repair workshop – Manchester www.jacksinstrumentservices.com 07706 828122

’30s Parlour Guitar Restoration: With the bare fret trued it’s time to sort out that wound in the side of the neck

Jack


*Jack’s Instrument Services* Guitar set-up and repair workshop – Manchester www.jacksinstrumentservices.com 07706 828122

Here’s the fret graveyard. For some reason I will give these back to the owner. These frets are very different to modern frets and the barbs have been hand cut on these old ones.

Jack


*Jack’s Instrument Services* Guitar set-up and repair workshop – Manchester www.jacksinstrumentservices.com 07706 828122

Here’s the old frets on their way out. It’s not only a tiny piece of metal it’s also really loose and the barbs have been hand hammered in

Jack


*Jack’s Instrument Services* Guitar set-up and repair workshop – Manchester www.jacksinstrumentservices.com 07706 828122

My services include re-frets, fret dressing, fret end dressing, action adjustment, truss rod adjustment, intonation setting, nut replacement, bridge saddle replacement, acoustic pickup installation, electric pickup fitting/replacement, output jack replacement, pot replacement, re-wiring, sound post setting, tuner installation, brace re-gluing, broken headstock repairs, strap pin installation, re-strings, bridge setting, tremolo setting, Floyd Rose setting, custom scratch plate cutting, tuning problems, restoration, polishing, cleaning, wiring modifications...Get in touch I'm sure I can help!
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