My musical instruments

I enjoy playing various different instruments and outline them in a little bit more detail on these pages…

Ukulele Banjo / Banjolele

Guitar

Acoustic Guitar

Ukulele

Banjo

Bass Guitar

Musical instrument repairs and upgrades

Being a practical person, I do most of my own set-ups and repairs. I also enjoy refurbishing and upgrading instruments as I have been since first playing guitar.

Set-ups, repairs, upgrades and refurbishments

Typical jobs I’ll tackle are:

  • Re-stringing
  • Full set-ups
  • Fret dressing / re-fretting
  • Electronic modifications
  • Refurbishments
  • Accidental damage repair
  • General maintenance

Type of musical instrument…

  • Electric guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Bass guitar
  • Banjolele
  • Banjo
  • Ukulele

If you have a musical instrument which needs looking at then please get in touch – I may be able to help!

Ukulele Banjo

Ukulele and banjo rolled in to one I play a ukulele banjo (banjolele, banjulele, banjo ukulele or banjo uke) which is a fun instrument to play. It's a four-stringed instrument with a banjo type body and a ukulele neck. The first ukulele banjos were built by John A. Bolander and by Alvin D. Keech, both...

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Guitar

Electric guitar, acoustic and bass I do enjoy a range of different guitar sounds but tend to stick mainly to my Gibson Les Paul Deluxe (1972) with mini-humbuckers which gives it a different sound to the regular humbuckers. These guitars practically play themselves and have amazing tone played through a Marshall 50w JCM900 – Gibson...

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Ukulele

A great little instrument The ukulele is a really nice to play for beginners or experts alike. I own a basic Vintage soprano ukulele – nothing special but does the job. A particular favourite of mine and one I'd like to own is the Gibson UKE-3 – very nice little instrument. I helped set up...

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Banjo

Gathering info about banjos I have an interest in banjos but not really playing them yet due to the tuning being different to guitar and ukulele. Eventually I'll get down to learning the chords and getting a tune out of one. Banjos were very popular in the early 1900s and there were in the region...

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