Customer reviews...

Fender strat body refinish sunburst nitro 'darkburst' © 2020 Guitar Angel

Hi Angela body has just arrived safe and sound, it's absolutely perfect, thanks for all your hard work. Would recommend you to anyone.Thanks
Alex

Alex B. Fender strat body strip and refinish in darkburst nitro April 2020

1963 Gretsch Tenessean Neck reset and restoration © 2020 Guitar Angel

Hi Angela Here is a somewhat belated line to thank you for the superb job you made of bringing back my dearly beloved old Gretsch from the dead. It's now good for another fifty years of happy playing (unlike me!)
Pete T. 1963 Gretsch Tenessean neck reset, fretboard 'true-up' and refret.

Gibson ES 335 1967 top refinish faded sunburst © 2020 Guitar Angel

To meet an artisan as skilled and passionate about her work as Angela is a pleasure to in this day and age. She took my, quite frankly hideously sanded down and modified Gibson 335, and restored it to its natural sunbursting beauty and made it look as good as the day it left the factory. To say I'm happy with the work is an understatement. If you have a problem with your guitar, look no further than Guitar Angel
Paul S. 1967 Gibson ES335 top refinish, faded sunburst nitro (March 2020)

Harmony parlour guitar restoration neck reset/block slip © 2020 Guitar Angel

Hi Angela

Thank you so much for all your work on the Harmony! I am super pleased!! Really blown away by what you've done and how lovely it is. Really feel like you have brought it back to life. Have been playing it since I got back and Hannah loves it as well.
Alex Elton-Wall. June 1st 2015, Old Harmony restoration.

Extensive 'back off' restoration of 1936 Gibson J35 © 2020 Guitar Angel

Hi Angela. I wanted to write you something that could be used on your website so here it is.

'The restoration work on my 1930's J-35 has been nothing short of miraculous. Having sent it to you for a diagnosis on a bellying top, you told me that you had discovered broken X-Braces, back  cracks, side-splits and a top that was in places no thicker than 0.5mm. Over the course of 3 months, numerous emails and step by step pictures, you have rebuilt a fragile and damaged guitar to it's former glory, retaining both it's originality (where possible) and most of all, it's sound. Your care and attention have been second to none and you have returned to me a guitar that is stronger than ever, fit for the ages and well on it's way to making it's 100th birthday. I cannot thank you enough for restoring this old box of wood and strings and for giving me back the chance of hearing it in its fullest glory. Thank you genuinely isn't enough'

Russ G. Rochester. 1936 Gibson J35 extensive 'back off' restoration

Framus restoration and neck reset © 2020 Guitar Angel

Thank you, got it, wonderful job, thank you so much. What a delight!
David G, Framus neck reset and restoration

Gibson L48 from 1946, refurbishment. © 2020 Guitar Angel

I have many guitars in my collection which get used on regular basis. Some have custom modifications, some have been restored and some have just had setups. All work is carried out by Angela and is done to a very high standard. She's the first person i go to for parts, repairs and advice.
Nick Davis, Ledbury. Johnny Cash Roadshow.

As a wood finishes and guitar components supplier we regularly need an independent outsider to test a product, produce finished samples for us, advise on guitar specific finishing techniques or do jobs that our customers don't fancy tackling themselves. Angela at Guitar Angel is our go-to expert for all of the above. Angela provides us with a prompt, friendly and consistently high quality service which we know we can rely on. Her vast knowledge of vintage instruments and extensive experience and skill in all manner of repairs and finishing techniques makes her an invaluable resource to us, and ensures that any repairs we or our customers require are treated with the sensitivity that old and valuable instruments require. No gimmicks or corner cutting, just excellent work and attention to detail.
Simon Hurley Director, Rothko and Frost

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