Welcome to our updated website. Within it you'll find information of all products and services available at LA Guitar Factory. In its 13th year LA Guitar Factory continues its unique service to all guitar enthusiasts, especially to those in the region. Your continued support is much appreciated!
LA Guitar Factory provides full service, repair and restoration for all guitars including electric, acoustic and bass. The repair dept. is lead by Ari Lehtela who brings with him 25 years of experience in the field.
LA Guitar Factory also provides basic setup services such as restringing for other string instruments such as banjo, mandolin, violin and upright bass.
We are also GIBSON authorized service center for Gibson and Epiphone instruments.
Following is brief summary of services offered:
- restringing ( which includes tuning of strings to proper pitch )
- set up ( includes action adjustment, general cleaning, truss rod adjustment, restringing with new strings and intonation. Also included is ' once - over ' fret level and polish and minor nut slot adjustment, if necessary )
- fret level, crown and polish or just level and polish
- adjustment, replacement or making of a new nut
- re fretting
- electronics wiring services
- crack repair
- reseating of loose components such as the bridge or internal braces.
- detail cleaning
- correction of twisting and distortion of soundboard or the neck. This includes procedures such as replacement of fretboard, truss rod or the neck. In some cases a neck reset or possibly replacment of the soundboard.
- fitting of new or replacement parts icluding such things as hardware and pickups.
we stock guitar strings, pickups and replacement parts. Contact us to get a quote on the particular product before you make a purchase elsewhere as we may be able to better the price.
We have set prices on most services but some will be based on a per/hour charge as opposed to a set fee. Some discounting is offered when combining services, example being a set up combined with any fretwork.
Call or email us if you have a question and/or would like to schedule an appointemnt for service.
8125-B Old Concord Road
Charlotte NC 28213
Ari Lehtela is fast becoming one of the most sought after luthiers in the world. His instruments are known for their incredible musicality, easy playability and unique aesthetics. These instruments are made to be played!
Ari's luthiery seminars are also becoming well known. If you're in the Charlotte, NC area, don't miss an opportunity to learn from a master and, at the same time, build your own custom instrument. New classes are starting all the time. More information is available under luthiery school.
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