(Stringed Instrument Repair)
This directory is simply a listing of people and shops that have been submitted to us. Anyone can claim to be an instrument repairman regardless of his or her actual knowledge or experience. Those in this listing are not necessarily endorsed or recommended by us, so choose carefully. Getting references from other respected players may be the best way to check on the quality of work. If I have personal knowledge of a particular shop I would be happy to share that information off-line
Joe Flli of Filius Fiddles
"Rescued fiddles that deserve to be played." Restored fiddles & fiddle repairs. Located in Brick, Ocean County, New Jersey. More info at www.filiusfiddles.com
Mandolins, violins, and guitars. Custom made instruments and repairs. York, Pennsylvania. http://www.bluettbros-violins.com/.
Teal Wintsch of David Bromberg Fine Violins
Violins, violas, cellos. R. Teal Wintsch: making, repair and restoration of violins, violas & cellos, tonal specialist; Glenn Bearden: archetier; bow making, restoration, rehairing; Jamie Goldie bow making, violin repairs. 601 North Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801. Phone 302.472.6700. Fax 302.472.0558. http://www.davidbrombergfineviolins.com/
Karl Dietrichs of Bucks County Folk Music
Services banjos, guitars, ukuleles, violins and fiddles, other stringed instruments. 40 Sand Road. New Britain, PA 18901. http://www.bucksmusic.com/. 215-345-0616
Dave Fecca Instrument Repair
Specializing in Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Autoharp, Mandolin, Banjo and Tenor Guitar Repairs. Bridge Work / Minor Detail Work / Straighten Bowed Necks / Rewiring / Pickup Replacement. Minutes from the Betsy Ross, Walt Whitman, and Tacony-Palmyra bridges. http://www.feccarepair.com/
Joseph P. McDevitt at Fegley's Violin Shop
Violin, viola, cello, bass repairs. 400 West 37th Street. Reading, PA 19606. 610-779-0665. http://www.fegleyviolin.com/. [email protected]
Guitar repairs. 20 South Maple St, Easton, PA 18042. http://www.finocchioguitar.com/
Phone: (610) 258-5154
Jeff Hostetter of Stringed Instrument Repair
Acoustic and electric: guitars, banjos, mandolins, fiddles, and just about anything else. 109 North Second Street, New Freedom, PA 17349. Phone: 717-235-7465. http://stringedinstrumentrepairs.com/; [email protected]
Upright bass repairs. Annapolis, Md. 410 268 6698. http://www.chesapeakebass.com/
Hemlock Forest Guitars. 610-295-9216
Bil Mitchell of the Guitar Parlor
Bil Mitchell Guitar Builder. Sarah Dieterichs, Repairs. All stringed instruments serviced. 705 Durham Road, Riegelsville, PA 18077. 610-749-2520. [email protected] http://www.guitarparlor.net/.
Banjo Repair and Set Up Specialist. Shrewsbury, MD. [email protected] or [email protected]; Tel. 717-235-4058. Cell 410-852-0315.
David W. Musselwhite
Guitar repair by this legendary luthier. RD 3, Box 7593 Jonestown, PA 17038. Tel. (717) 865-6236
Naugler Custom Guitars
Custom guitars by Seth Naugler in Central Pennsylvania. http://www.nauglerguitars.com/
Jack Romano of Vintage Custom Guitar
Specializing in guitars, but he also works on fiddles, basses, cellos, and mandolins. 610-828-0301. Conshohocken, PA.
Eric Schaefer Guitars
166 Tulpehocken St., Bernville PA 19506 (outside of Reading, PA). Phone: 610-639-2777; E-mail: [email protected]
Upright bass repairs. 308 West High Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022. http://www.shankstrings.com/. [email protected] Phone: 800-613-2277 or 717-361-0511.
Dana Sutcliffe of Dana Music
All fretted instruments. Newark, DE. Tel. 302-521-4215 Monday through Saturday 9 - 4. http://danamusic.com/