Here are a variety of great links that I hope you explore and enjoy. If you would like to be added to this list or are kind enough to add a link to my page, please email me with the subject header: Website Link Share.
Guitar Repair/Building Resources and Supplies
- Pat Wilkins Guitars - Expert Guitar Finishing - Pat Wilkins, located in Van Nyes is the regional expert on finishing and refinishing guitars. He runs a professional shop and I can attest to his work first hand. For complete guitar finishing inquiries give him a call.
- Buzz Feiten Tuning System Website - Complete information on the Buzz Feiten Tuning System, and what it can do for the tuning of your guitar. We are authorized retrofitter for both electric and acoustic guitars.
- Summit School of Guitar Building and Repair - School for Building and Repairing Guitars. Located on Vancouver Island, Canada.
- Cleartone Strings - Premium coated strings made right here in Los Angeles. These strings are our shop standard
- Frank Ford's Guitar Repair Site - great resources for acoustic guitar repair information
- Music Instrument Makers Forum - limitless supply of info, tips and answers for guitar builders
- DIY Guitarist - lots of DIY projects and ideas
- Project Guitar - Guitar Building Info and Tutorials
- Guitar Repair Bench - Site dedicated to guitar repair and building articles. Lots of information, so check it out!!
Tube Amp Building Resources, Supplies
- AX84 Amp Building Site - DIY Amp projects
- 18 Watt DIY Tube Amp Site - schematics and more to build your own 18 watt tube amp
- Cigar Box Amp Page - great 1 watt circuit you can build in a cigar box. check out my gallery section for a few of the ones I've built
- Schematic Heaven - Amp Schematic Site. Turbo Guitar Nerd Boosters Engage!!
- Precision Design - Custom Amp Faceplate, Logos, and Nameplates for your guitar amp builds. Will work with you on design. Excellent service, turnaround time, and prices.
- Amplates - Custom Services for all your DIY amp builds including: Nameplates, Face/Back Control Plates, and even Grill Cloth designs. Run by Joe Vallina, they are located in the D.C. area.
Studios and Music Lessons
- Groovin' On Music - Pasadena Music store and Recording Studio. It has full compliment of music teachers, complete recording studio with staff engineer Clinton Clark ready to help you with any recording project, and they can get you any gear you want at a great price. Located at 2100 Foothill Blvd between Allen and Sierra Madre Blvd. 626-793-8809.
- Tony Ryan- Guitar Lessons - For guitar lessons from an incredible player and teacher in the South Pasadena area. Call directly at 626 372-4496. No current website available.
- Sharon Ray- Bass Lessons - For Bass Guitar and Viola lessons in the Eagle Rock area contact Sharon at: 818-807-8690 or you can find her info on privatelessons.com
- Billy Burke - Guitar Lessons/Recording Studio - For Guitar and Bass Lessons in the Sierra Madre area, and full service Recording Studio
- Eagle Rock Studios - Recording studio services and guitar lessons in the Eagle Rock area. Ask for Marcel, the owner.
- Genevieve Birchman - -Piano and Trumpet in the Eagle Rock area
- Silverfern Recording Studio - For an incredible, intimate recording setting with top notch gear and flexibility contact Matt, owner of Silverfern Studios in Altadena. Matt is also a professional drummer and available for drum lessons.
- Mesmerize Media Web Design - If you like the design of this website and are looking for a web designer, contact this company.
- Super 70's Rock Site - For all your retro 70's needs
- Cerritos College Woodworking Program - Courses in woodworking for part time students
- Lessons in Electronic Circuits - Full online course on electronics and circuits
- EDU Designs - David and Ruth Elliot's nonprofit for childrens's multimedia education and materials
- Humbucker Soup - General Guitar Info Website
- Vintage and Rare Guitars - We are the largest European website dedicated to vintage and custom guitar enthusiasts and retailers. Currently, we represent over 10,000 vintage instruments from more than 400 dealers and custom-builders worldwide.
- Dave Weaver Piano Tuner and Technician - Dave has been doing piano tuning and repair tech work for the last 20 years in San Gabriel and and San Ferdando Valley Areas.
Band & Musician Links
- Inner Knot Records - Home of King Crimson, Bill Bruford, Tony Levin many more fantastic musicians of our day
- Grooviest, Most Funkified band in Cleveland, Ohio.
- Brother Yusef - A long time customer of mine, this man lives blues and slide guitar. It doesnt get more authentic, rough, real. BY makes his guitars pay for those beautiful tones. Check him out.
- Scotty Moore - Rockabilly King
- Jerry Lee Lewis - A living legend. I have had the fortune of seeing him play live two diferent years at Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis. One year was right after touring the Sun Studios earlier that day.
- David Boswell - Jazz Guitarist with new CD available, titled "I Like That". This album has some real jazz heavy hitters.
- Black Crowes - last album is incredible
- Marillion - Great British Band
- Kula Shaker - These Guys just Rule. Mix of modern, 60's, Indian music that rocks.
- Helicopter - Check out a great regional band that plays cover tunes and has recently released original music. Its all rock, all the time.