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Need luthier in UK

Discussion in 'Setup & Repair [DB]' started by Alexi David, Nov 23, 2003.


  1. Alexi David

    Alexi David

    May 15, 2003
    NYC
    Hi guys - my Teacher is in Cyprus, and there are no luthiers here. He is willing to travel to England to fix his bass. It is a Tarantino flatback, converted from 3-string. Mainly, the back has cracked in several places, and there appears to be damage from woodworms. He would like to know who to call upon in England. I got Bob's list, but it's so vast that I wanted to know if you guys have any favorites for this kind of work.

    Alexi
     
  2. Ahh, Now I would take to Martin at the bass gallary in north london - very nice guy lots of top pro customers and makes his own very classy Sei Basses.

    click here to go to his page
     
  3. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    But he makes solid-body bass guitars - not Double Basses!! :meh:
     
  4. True - but he is a very good luthier and no doubt has the contacts.
     
  5. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    I doubt it - they are very different instruments and worlds - I've talked to Martin and he's a great guy - but not one I would ask about Double Basses.
     
  6. Try Bridgewood and Neitzert
    146 Stoke Newington Church St
    Stoke Newington
    London N16 OUH

    telephone +44 (0)207 249 9398

    or

    Malcolm Healey
    M & J Healey Violins
    www.healeyviolins.co.uk
    telephone +44 (0)20 8644 4700

    I,ve had good repairs done by both
     
  7. Alexi David

    Alexi David

    May 15, 2003
    NYC
    Thank you very much!