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Ishikawa Classical
Guitar Repair    &    Handcrafted Guitar Shop in Vancouver BC since 1986


Art of Guitar Repair

Featured Projects

Broken heel of vintage guitar
Adding a new heel with vintage finish

Any repair must be done properly the first time, otherwise, it could cost you more in the end than you expect. Besides, a repair will be much more difficult if it is first fixed poorly, like in this case. Repair specifications: - Make a new heel and install the neck so the repair is not...

image of the shaped headstock
Creating a new five-piece headstock for old Rickenbacker

This repair involved the creation of a completely new five-piece headstock. This broken five-piece guitar neck had been repaired previously with fiberglass, which was a very popular technique in the 1970s, and it was painted very dark to cover it. I don't know why, but the crack itself was not glued. The owner used this...