I was searching for the name of my local luthier when i came across a post by a guest of these forums named bassmastan. Bassmastan had asked for luthier recommendations in my home county and i wanted to share here on the off chance they may see it or that others may also find themselves here in their search. My local luthier is Mr. Dave Nichols, proprietor of Custom Pearl Inlay located at 177 Low Road in Malone , NY 12953. He can be reached by phone at 518-483-7685. Website:http://www.custompearlinlay.com Dave specializes in pearl inlay and guitar/mandolin building. He plays bluegrass with his wife who is a bassist.. I made an appointment for him to setup my new Telecaster tomorrow morning.