Levan's Guitar Services

Services

Evaluations

Guitar evaluations are now available to help you make an informed decision on buying a used guitar. Our goal is to inform you of any existing problems before you make a purchase. All services offered are by appointment only.

We will evaluate:

  • Playability (Trussrod, Neck Angle, Tuning Keys, Action at Nut and Bridge).
  • Structural Integrity (Braces, Neck, Bridge, Bridge Plate, Top, Back & Sides).
  • Electronics (Pickups, Switches, Pots, Microphones, Preamps & Jacks).
  • Intonation (Fret, Nut & Saddle Placement).
  • Written Estimate on Correcting Problems.

Only $40.00 per guitar

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Vintage Restoration

Vintage guitar restoration is our primary function and specialty. We do accept contemporary guitars for repair that are of fine quality in need of repairs, such as; structural repairs, fretwork, and customizations. Our goal for restoring a vintage guitar is to raise the value and maximize its playability.

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Setups

Since how a guitar is setup is critical to its performance, our philosophy on setups is simple, we adjust the guitar to your playing style.

We offer this service which includes:

  • Neck adjustment.
  • adjusting the bridge saddle(s).
  • Adjusting the action at the nut.
  • Setting the intonation.
  • Clean, restring and tune to pitch.

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Fretwork

We provide both stock and custom fretwork, such as;

  • Fret level and re-crowning.
  • Partial and total re-frets.
  • Stock & compound radius.
  • Nickel/silver and stainless steel frets.
  • Fretboard straightening and radius corrections.

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Structural Repair:

All forms of structural repairs and restorations are available.

  • Brace repair.
  • Body cracks.
  • Top repairs.
  • Bridge re-gluing & replacement.
  • Bridge plates.
  • Broken headstock.

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Neck Reset:

Neck resets are available for all types of acoustic, electric and archtop guitars, using both modern wood glue as well as hyde glue.

  • Bolt-on necks.
  • Dove tail joints.
  • Mortise and tenon joints.

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Intonation:

Intonation corrections will dramatically improve a guitar's ability to play in tune. We offer the following corrections.

  • Acoustic;
  • Fill and re-cut slot, adjust nut location and compensated saddle, tempered tuning.
  • Electric;
  • Adjust nut location, intonate saddles, tempered tuning.

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Bridge Saddles and String Nuts:

All bridge saddles and string nuts are custom carved to fit each instrument. We offer the following materials:

  • Bone
  • Woolly Mammoth
  • Ivory
  • Synthetics

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Electronics

We offer Pickup Installation for most guitars.

  • Acoustic guitars.
  • Electric guitars.
  • Violins.

Volume / Tone control, Output jack, Preamps & Micophones.

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Miscellaneous Repairs:

Install strap buttons, strap locks, tuning keys, tremolos, rout for pickup, install pickguard, string trees, and much more.

We are an authorized Service Center for:

  • Martin
  • Takamine
  • Taylor

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