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Looking for a Luthier in Dallas

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Zon Bass, Jun 26, 2002.

  1. Zon Bass

    Zon Bass

    Jan 20, 2002
    Dallas, TX
    I just want to know if there are any good luthiers in the Dallas, Ft. Worth area

  2. There is a guy named Steve Lamb at the Mars in Arlington that does top notch work. (he is also a great guy) He stays pretty busy, but I think he has someone helping him now. Later
  3. Pre EB

    Pre EB

    Mar 15, 2002
    Denton, Tx
    You want him to make a bass for you or work on one?
  4. He is mostly a repairman/setup man (that is the demand at mars). Although I have seen a few guitars he built that were beauties, you could probably find someone who does this type of stuff all the time, and is more set up to customize to your needs. Later
  5. Jeff in TX

    Jeff in TX Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2000
    Lone Star State
    Sam Swank is well known in DFW as the top repair guy in the area.

    Also, the guy at the Mars in Plano (I75 and Parker)is very good.

    I've heard of a guy in the area that builds electric guitars, but I can't remember his name. Maybe a Google search?

    Good luck!
  6. FritzM

    FritzM Supporting Member

    Jun 21, 2001
    Madison, MS
    Custom Guitar Repair

    Mark Cigainero 817 451-7402 (East Fort Worth)

    Did a refret on a 72 Jazz for me. (with binding)
    Looks like it was done at the factory. $125.00

    Very highly recommended_____

  7. Pre EB

    Pre EB

    Mar 15, 2002
    Denton, Tx
    WOW! a fret job for 125? I had my guy tell me 250 for my Stingray!
  8. FritzM

    FritzM Supporting Member

    Jun 21, 2001
    Madison, MS
    Yep, the other quotes I got were all over 300.00.

  9. Dannibm


    Mar 15, 2009
    He now owns and operates Lamb's Music.
    Located in Fort Worth, Texas.
    And he still does "top notch work" !
  10. Jo6Pak


    May 2, 2007
    7 years later...
  11. Dannibm


    Mar 15, 2009
    Does it really even matter how long? haha (1 year later)
  12. mattj1stc

    mattj1stc Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 13, 2009
    Dallas, TX USA
    Dan at Dallas Guitar Repair. Mostly repair and assembly, etc. Not sure if he'd start with raw wood, but he does good work. 214-724-3789.
  13. pedulla-2007


    Sep 2, 2008
    If this is located in Arlington, I have pics of ruined 1599.00 American deluxe active v from a badass bridge install. (Dave )

  14. pedulla-2007


    Sep 2, 2008
    I believe it is DFW GUITAR REPAIR. I was going to small claims court when I got laid off from work.

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