the STRING WORKSHOP

      

             GUITAR & STRING  INSTRUMENTS 

  -RESTORATION   SPECIALISTS -                      

            

' Masterful restoration and upgrade luthier work on guitars and all string instruments '

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The String Workshop, located in historic and charming Ogden Utah specializes in renovation and restoration of Guitars & String Musical Instruments. Whether yours is vintage, historic, heirloom, just plain old, almost new, well played and worn, or used and in need of restorations and upgrades; we invite you to visit us and have a free estimate and evaluation done. 

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 See below a partial list of some of the Instruments that have been brought to The String Workshop

in recent weeks, months, years for restoration work.

Instruments restored at The String Workshop

2021 ----

1. Gibson J 45 - (1960s) -

2. Cordoba Cedar Top Classical Guitar - Bridge Reset

3. CF Martin Ukulele (1920) - Restoration Work

4. Gibson 1971 Hummingbird Acoustic Guitar - complete restoration

5. Guild D-50 R - Jumbo Acoustic - Restoration (1970s)

6. Gibson Custom Shop SJ-200 Solid Koa - (1970s) Fret & Restoration

7. Gibson 1960- Hummingbird - Restoration

8. Schecter Omen Extreme - 6 - (Electronics- Setup- Finish)

9.  Ibanez BTB 747 - 7 string Bass Up - Neck Alignment

10. Gibson J35 (1950s)  Fret Work - Restoration & Set Up

11. 61' Gibson SG - Set Up -

12. Tacoma DF 21 - (1990s)  Set Up

13. CF Martin D-16 RGT - Set Up - Fret Work

14. Tobias Bass Guitar - Refret and Set Up

15. Fender USA - Strat - Set Up - Retro fit custom parts.

16. Fender USA - Strat - Electronics and Set Up

17. 1920s - Parlor Guitar - Full Restoration

18. SVK - (335) Hollow Body - Set Up & Customize

19. Fender Jazz Bass - Set Up -  

20. Alvarez 12 String (1970s)- Restoration

21. PRS Custom 24 - 35th Anniv- Set Up - Trem Failure - Custom Parts

22. Takamine Acoustic - Bridge and Brace Reset

23. Gibson Les Paul Gold Top - 1950s - Restoration

24. Gibson J35 - 1939 - Restoration

25.  Felipe Amezcua Hand Made Classical Gujitar  1940s

26. Gibson J50 - 1960s - Restoration

27.  Gibson Firebird  - 1964 - Restoration

28.  Fender Acoustic Electric - Body Fractures

29.  Bruno Banjo Uke - 1920s

30.  ESP - Acoustic Electric - Neck Reset - Electronics upgrade

31.  Cordoba Classical Electric - Electronics Repairs

32.  Stephen Holst Hand Made Jazz Guitar - Set Up & Harmonics 

33.  Taylor 614CE - Set Up - Rehumidify - 

34.  PRS Custom 24 - Tuners & Electronics  Upgrade

35.  Ibanez Saber - Complete Restoration and Floyd Rose Set Up

36. Gibson SJ 200 - Special - Set Up and calibrations

37.  Taylor 614  - Maple - Restoration Set Up 

38.  CF Martin D15 - Restoration including Fret Work, Set Up, 

39.  Gibson Les Paul 1960s -  Set Up, Electronics, Pick Up mods

40.  Fender Tele USA - 1980s - Set Up - Electronics, Finish work

41.   Legator NF8x 8 String - Set Up - Players calibration

42.  Epiphone SG - Upgrade Pickups-Wiring-Controls- Set Up

43.  Gretsch Hollowbody - Custom Players Set Up

44.  Milagara 10 String Classical - Hand Made in Spain - Intonation and             performance adjustments

45.   PRS  McCarty 594  - Players Set Up

46.   Ibanez S 470 XR Bridge - Lefty Conversion

47.   Epiphone Wildcat Hollow Body - Set Up & Fret Work

48.   Homemade Tele Style - Set up & Final Assembly

49.   Ibanez Custom Shop - Satriani Radius - Full Restoration

50.   Ibanez RG 550 - 1980s - Full Restoration

51.    Fender Tele - USA - Special Ed. 1990s - Restoration

52.    Gibson Les Paul Custom - 1990s  _ Restoration

53.    CF Martin D35S - Slotted headstock - 1970 - Restoration

54.    Washburn Comfort G55CE Koa - Set Up

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56.   Yamaha FG 830 - Set Up

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2020 ----

1. Maya 12 String Guitar - 1960s

2. Fender Tele - USA Vintage - 1990s

3. Fender USA Strat - 1990s

4. Schweitzer Violin - Germany - Hand Made - 1900s

5. Bowl Back Mandolin - Europe - 1900s

6. Gibson Les Paul Standard - Special ED.

7. Teton Acoustic Guitar - 2017

8. Loar Mandolin -

9. RW  Jameson Banjo -

10. Breedlove Acoustic Guitar -

11. Cordoba Clasical Guitar -

12.  Fender Tele 1980s -

13.  Fender Strat USA -

14.  PRS Custom 24 - USA - (Customized Player Set Up)

15. Ibanez Sound Gear - Workshop Model - 6 String Bass - Fret Work

16. Pearce-Cremona-Tone Violin -  1960s

17.  (4) Oscar Schmidt Autoharps for tuning and set up

18. Breedlove Crossover Mandolin

19. Savannah Mandolin

20. Novak - Fanned Fret -Multi Scale - Electric Guitar -                     

                        -  Custom Shop Hand Made  -

21. Ibanez Artwood Acoustic Guitar - Fret Work + Set Up

22. Makala Tenor Uke - Restore Body Fractures

23. Alhambra Classical Guitar - Hand made in Spain - Intonation -

24. Martin - OO - Ltd Edition - Action- Intonation-

25. Cordoba Classical CAE - Intonation + Action

26. Peavey Predator Plus Pro - Set Up for Low tuning

27. Gibson USA (Historic Classical Guitar - (1960s- Kalmazoo)

28. Larivee - Solid Dreadnought - Hand Crafted in Canada -

29. Martin DX - Custom action & tone shaping

30. G&L  Legacy Strat  - Custom action & tone shaping

31. Washburn Pro Series - Les Paul - Custom action & tone shaping

32. Yamaha - Acoustic  Electric - Custom Action & Tone shaping

33. PRS Custom 22 - Tone shaping & Action

34. Gibson Les Paul - Fret work & Set Up

35. Esteban Acoustic Electric - Complete restoration

36. Ovation Elite

37. Epiphone Les Paul - Set Up - Fret Work (1980s)

38. Fender USA Pro Strat  - Set Up

39. ESP  LTD - Gary Holt Signature- Floyd Model

40. Fender Squire -Contemporary w/ Floyd rose

41. ESP _ B206  6 String Bass Guitar - Conversion to Fretless

42. Fender USA Strat  1990s - Full Restoration

43.  Bruce Wei Mandolin

44. Seagull Maple  Performer Acoustic Guitar

45. Fender USA Strat - Custom Set Up

46. ESP-LTD - Floyd- Set Up- for Low Tunings

47. CF Martin D28 - Lefty - Custom Set Up

48. Jackson Pro Soloist - Custom Set UP

49. Gibson ES 335 (1960s) - Restoration - Fretwork

50. Bedell Custom Shop Acoustic Guitar -

                Restoration, Fret work,  & Intonation Issues

51. Godin - 5th Avenue King Pin- Set Up

52. USA Fender Elite Strat - Electronics Issues

53. Cremona Violin - Neck Reset

54. Alvarez Solid Maple Folk -  MIJ - Vintage 1960s

55. Schecter Synyster Gates Custom - Floyd Rose - Alt Tuned

56. Taylor PS 18 - Special Edition - Jacaranda - (Restoration)

57. Gibson USA Dove Acoustic  (1960)  Restoration

58. Gibson J55 USA Acoustic (1960) Restoration

59. Gibson Les Paul Custom Shop - Wine Red Flame Top - Set Up

60. Taylor Acoustic Guitar  910 - Set Up & Restoration Work

61. Gibson Hummingbird Acoustic - (60s) - Set Up & Restoration Work

 

2019 ----

1. Fender Tele - USA Vintage - 1990s

2. Gibson Les Paul Classic - USA - 1950s

3. Schecter Reserach - 5 String Bass - 2000s

4. Fender Jaguar - 1960s

5. Fender MIJ Floyd - Strat - 1980s

6. Ethan Hart Custom Guitar - 1990s

7 Schekter 7 String - Floyd

8. Doc Fossey - Guitar-Banjo

9. Airline - Resonator Guitar - 1960s

10. Jackson Stealth EX  Floyd-Lefty  1990s

11. Ibanez Artocre Jazz Guitar w/ Bigsby - 1980s

12. Seagul Parlor-Folk   1980s

13. CF Martin LTD Edition - 1980s -J21C - OOOO- Oval Sound Hole

14. Gibson 1968 Country Western -

15. Alvarez Yairi Mandolin 2006

16. Gibson SG Angus Young Signature Model -2013

17. Cordoba GK Pro Negra Classical Guitar - Master Model

2018 ----

1. Guild Classical Guitar - Mark 1 - 1960s

2. Guild Parlor Guitar – Troubador – Orchestra body - 1960s

3. Guild Acousitc Guitar - USA - DV-62-NT  - 1960s

4. Rickenbacker 12 String- 1980s

5. Gibson SG Bass - USA - 1950s

6. Mandriola (Made in Germany) - 1930s

7. PRS Custom 24 - 2000s

8. Larivee Acousitc Guitar- Canada - 2000s

9. ESP LTD USA - 6 String Bass - 2000s

10. Fender Strat - USA - 1990s

11. Pearce  Work-Shop Violin - (Made in Germany)  - 1950s

12. Gibson Les Paul - USA - 120th Anniversary - 1990s

13. Kramer American - Floyd Rose -1970s

14. Gibson USA - Les Paul Memphis -1990s

15. Fender Tele -  2000s

16. Fender Jazz bass- 2000s

17. PRS - Zack Meyers Artist Model - 2000s

18. Gibson Les Paul Standard - USA - 2000s

19. Taylor Acustic 12-e    2000s

20. PRS (Paul reed Smith Guitars)  - USA - Semi Hollow Custom 24

21.  Taylor Guitar - USA - 824CE

2017 ----

1. CF Martin - DM - 1990s

2. CF Martin - USA -  DC16 - 2000s

3. Ovation Guitar - USA - 1980s

4. CF Martin Guitar - USA -

5. Gibson USA - Flying V - 1980s

6. PRS (Paul Reed Smith) - USA -

7.  Schecter - Damien Elite - 2000s

8. Schecter Hell-Raiser 9 String Guitar -2000s

9. PRS - USA - Hollow S2 - 25th Anniversary -

10. Breedlove D-250 - 2000s

11. Sierra Acoustic Guitar -1980s

12. CF Martin   - 1990s

13. Seagull  QW-CIT - Canada - 2000s

14. Fender Tele - Custom Shop

15. Taylor 814 CE - USA - 2000s

16. Supro Electric Guitar - 1950 s - USA

17. Ibanez RG4 X1 Floyd Rose - 1990s
18. PRS - Paul Reed Smith Guitars-  Santana Artist -2000s

19. Taylor Guitars - Custom Shop - T5Z - 2000s

20. PRS - SE - Custom 24

21. Valencia Jose tata Cuenca - Spain -

      Hand Made Classical Guitar - 1980s   

22. Gibson USA - SG 61' Reissue -  1990s

23. Gibson USA - Chet Atkins Signature - USA - 1980s

2016 ---

1.  Fender Tele - 1990s

2.  PRS Semi Hollow -  2000s

3. Carlo Robelli jazz guitar - 2000s

4.  Goya Rangemaster Electric Hollow Body - 1950s

5. PRS - SE Custom 24

6.  Gibson USA - Chet Atkins - USA - 1970s

7.  Fender Strat USA _ 1990s

8. PRS SE Cusotm 24- Special Maple Top

9. PRS (Paul Reed Smith) - USA-  Custom 24

10. Guild Acousitc Guitar - GAD 40CE

11. Epiphone - Master - Built Hand Made Series

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        -   Various issues that we service include  -

1. Fret Work - Sharp fret edges, fret level and re-crowning, refret, polishing

2. Finish restoration- Cracks and dings, buffing

3. Electronics and sound restoration

4. Tonal quality, Intonation, 

5. Set Up and Playability Optimization

6. Fretboard - wood restoration and wood treatment.

7. Structural issues and Neck alignment

8. Parts replacement

9. Neck resets

10. Wood hydration and dryness issues

11. Loose braces, Bridge resets, warpage issues

12. Intonation and tuning issues

13 .Custom Shop Set Up - Specialized for your instrument architecture                                  and your personal playing style, hand shape, and physique.

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