Customer reviews...

Extensive 'back off' restoration of 1936 Gibson J35 © 2021 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 © 2021 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. © 2021 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

42nd street La Cadette, heritage cherry nitro cellulose © 2021 Guitar Angel

(Re Facebook page)  Excellent page Angie! For anyone thinking of checking out some of these guitars or getting some work done I can vouch for the quality of craftsmanship. I am a regular customer and have had all of my guitar  work done by Angie as well as having guitars built by her. Her work really is second to none, with prices always surprisingly affordable as well. I would not trust anyone else to look after my pride and joy(s) As an experienced musician I thoroughly suggest guitarangel to anyone!

Rickenbacker 4001 truss rod anchor mod, repaired and refinished top. © 2021 Guitar Angel

Hi Angela. I got to put try my refurbished Ric 4001 last Saturday. It sounds Amazing! Like a 4001 should sound. The refinishing of the top and fitting an original bridge looks superb. I am very impressed with the paint match, I don't think that you would know it has been refurbished. You did a fabulous job thank you very much.
Charlie K. Repairs and refinish to body front, truss rod anchor block mod.

Fender strat neck refinish tinted satin nitro © 2021 Guitar Angel

I received the neck today. The refinish looks amazing, I love the colour it looks even better than it did in the photos. How do you get that silky smooth feel? Can't wait to try it out when I build up the Strat. Thanks for all the pictures and updates. I have another one I would like done soon so will be in touch.
Stu. Fender strat neck refinish gradated tinted satin nitro

Gibson Nighthawk repairs and nitro refinish © 2021 Guitar Angel

Angela has recently rebuilt and upgraded five guitars for me and each one has been absolutely excellent. No job is too difficult and the workmanship and finish are always first class. Best of all, the guitars always come back to me set up exactlly the way that i like them! I would recommend her to anyone...
LJ, Gwent, Gibson Nighthawk refurb and refinish (& mods to strats and Les Paul models)

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