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Stringed Instrument Repair

The Strum Shop’s repair staff is well-trained and experienced with all manners of stringed instrument repair, customization, and restoration. The quality and care of our instrument repairs are one of the main things that separate us from other instrument repair shops. You can assure your repairs will be carried out as if they were our very own instruments.

We Do it All - Services include, but are not limited to: adjustments, set-ups, crack repairs, bridge repair, hole patching, restringing, fret replacement and leveling, pick-up installation, etc. for a wide variety of instruments such as guitar, ukulele, banjo, mandolin, dulcimer, bass and so much more.

For the most accurate quotes on repairs, please bring your instruments into the shop.

Restrings, set-ups, and other basic stringed instrument repairs are available during store hours. More extensive repairs are by appointment only; Instruments can be dropped off any time during business hours.

Brass & Woodwind Instrument Repair

Band & Orchestra Instrument Repairs are provided by TAUGE Band Instrument Services. Instruments for repair by TAUGE may be dropped off & picked up here at The Strum Shop during store hours.

Meet Our Repair Team

Santa Claus aka Dave Cavanagh - Luthier

Available Thursdays Upon Request

Dave Cavanagh has been doing stringed instrument repairs since 1969. Dave also owned a music store (Cole Music Co. in Sonora CA) from 1980 until he retired in 1990. Dave is honest to a fault and extremely well versed in all forms of stringed instrument repair. He still performs regularly on 5 string banjo, mandolin, fiddle, and guitar. Plays well with others, but has been known to run with scissors.

209 Vernon St.
Roseville, CA 95678

Mon - Thu 10am - 7pm
Friday        10am - 6pm
Saturday    10am - 4pm