There's nothing really wrong with Martin Guitars, but pretty well any guitar can be improved. A simple upgrade for any acoustic is to replace the Nut and Saddle with bone …
Want a Guitar that's Better than New?
Do you want a brighter sharper tone, or a real heavy metal high output? Or do you have an old guitar that you think is fit for nothing but the bin?
You might spend £300-£400 on a new guitar and it still might not play and sound right. I can dress your frets (making the action as sweet as anything you can buy new), replace the pickups and re-wire the entire guitar to make it better than new.
If you’ve fantasised about a spectacular one-off guitar, I also offer custom paint finishes and wraps.
Also if you have an old cherished friend of a guitar that you think is fit for nothing but the bin, call me first! I also offer full renovation services.
Upgrades for your Guitar
Guitar not playing well? Can’t get the low action you want without the strings buzzing? It could be that you have some uneven frets. A Fret Dress will help solve these problems.
Want to improve your hardware?Perhaps you have a Squire Stratocaster and want better quality USA parts? I can do a direct swap for better quality parts or conversions to other designs.
Replacement Pick Up
Not happy with the sound of your Guitar? Why not upgrade to better or different pickup? I can replace your pick ups to give you a new improved sound.
Bone Nut Replacement
One of the easiest ways of making your Guitar sound cleaner and sharper with more sustain is to replace the nut with one made of Bone. I’ll take you guitar and make a new nut by hand from Bone.
Take a look at some of my latest Upgrades
It seems 6 string Bass Guitars are like busses. You wait for ages and then 2 come along at once! I don't actually remember having another one through the workshop …
I do love a Rickenbacker, probably my favourite manufacturer. This one just needs a bit of a service and setup. While it was having a once over I also added a …
“George transformed my Fender Showmaster with a fret dress/level and set-up at a very fair price. Loving it!”
“An absolutely stunning job George, thank you for taking the Steer & turning it into a raging bull, a total joy to play now after spending 10 years as a piece of wall art”
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