Looking for a place to repair your guitar or bass? We offer complete guitar, bass and upright double bass repair. We treat every instrument like it's belongs in our own collection. Whether you need a simple set up or fret dressing to a neck set or complete fret crowning and leveling you've come to the right place.
We prefer to keep the original components and hardware on guitars however when we need to replace a pickup, tuner or other hardware or you request a modification we use the highest quality components available. Our services include guitar setups, fret dressing, fret crowning, refretting and leveling, structural repairs, crack repairs, gluing, bridge repairs, broken headstock repairs, nut and pickup electronics work.
Ben Frye is an accomplished Chicago Luthier. His family established the first musical instrument repair and construction course at Minnesota State College in Red Wing Minnesota. Ben is a graduate of Red Wing and has been repairing guitars since the a age of 14. His work includes guitar restorations for a national museums, repairing countless vintage guitars and upright basses with happy customers world-wide, and building his own instruments under the name Frye Guitars. Ben personally guarantees the quality of his work.