Welcome to our updated website. Within it you'll find information of all products and services available at LA Guitar Factory. In its 18th 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 30 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-D Old Concord Road
Charlotte NC 28213
HOURS OF OPERATION : TUESDAY ~ FRIDAY 12:30 till 7 pm , Saturday from NOON till 5 pm. PLEASE READ THE PARAGRAPH DIRECTLY BELOW REGARDING THE NATURE OF OUR OPERATING HOURS.
We recommend that you make an appointment especially if coming in outside of Charlotte or dropping off or picking up a repair. Our hours may vary so please call 704.599.4410 if you're planning to visit especially near opening or closing hour ! Special appointments may also be made outside of posted hours ~ simply contact us to make such arrangement.