January 17, 2020

Well it's on again! Our Musical Swapmeet in the illustrious Wheatsheaf Hotel 'Back Shed' A great venue with lovely people, lots of musical gear, like pedals, amps, guitars and basses, keyboards, you name it, and of course their delicious beers on tap right there at the...

March 18, 2019

23rd March at 1pm.

Well it's that time of year again! 


Salvi's Musical Swapmeet is the place to go to safely buy, sell or trade any musical objects you may have for sale or to buy something you may be looking for!
Do away with the randoms on Gumtree and mingle with a li...

October 6, 2017

For those of you in the know, the PLEK system is a CNC ( computer numeric control) machine that will level your frets to a high tolerance and it's pretty great how it works. Gibson have one installed in their factory and all their guitars get the PLEK treatment before...

September 21, 2017

I was surprised to see an 8 year old Custom shop not pulling up as it should. The culprit? A bad truss rod. Major surgery was required to get it going again, including the manufacture of a new stainless truss rod. The jobs not finished yet, but you get the idea...

September 17, 2017

CNC (computer numeric control) machining is super accurate and a lot of fun. This is a Les Paul style fingerboard I'm making for a custom guitar I'm making here at the workshop. 

March 6, 2017

1964 Gretsch 'Chet Atkins' needed a new fingerboard and neck reset. I made a new fingerboard on the CNC and it turned out great. Click on the photo to visit our SFG Facebook page.

March 6, 2017

1964 Epiphone Texan is badly bent in the belly. I took some drastic action, but it's paid off and sounds great. Just click on the photo to visit our SFG Facebook page and see the whole Photo essay on this tricky repair!

July 29, 2016

Hey everyone, it's that time of year again! Our 4th free community swap meet. Free to vendors, buyers and browsers.
Not sure what a swap meet is? Well it's a great way to swap, trade or sell or buy unwanted musical items of any description. Just turn up with stuff to s...

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