John Carruthers Guitar Repair

346 Sunset Ave
Venice, CA 90291
John Carruthers Guitar Repair - Homestead Business Directory

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Musical Instruments-repairing, Musical Instruments-dealers

Customer Reviews (6 reviews)

Andrew Davis

on Citysearch May 28, 2010
Met John in 1988; he'd handmade a Tele around a Fender Tele neck I'd given a friend who'd had his guitars stolen. John's work was striking and I just had a feeling Carruthers would one day make one for me. In 2001, John... (more)


on Citysearch Apr 29, 2010
I called Carruthers to get an idea what they'd want to do for my J-45 and got somebody on the phone who started by telling me he'd been doing his job for 45 years. I guess that means he started at 8 because he didn't sound... (more)


on Citysearch Apr 06, 2010
I brought my guitar in to get the intonation corrected. I was told it would be done in a few days and that they would call when it was ready. I called after a week, and they seemed annoyed . . . "we'll call when it's ready." I... (more)


on Yahoo Aug 29, 2008
Wow, I was just searching to find the address of this place to give to a friend, and I was surprised to see such a bad review. I know a lot of people who swear by Carruthers, and I was happy they could fix my keyboard quickly... (more)


on Yahoo Aug 28, 2008
I tried going to these guys on 3 separate occasions. The first time, the guy wouldn't do a setup on a vintage, all original parts 1965 Fender Jaguar unless I replaced the bridge with a bridge that he was selling. I... (more)


on Citysearch Jan 10, 2008
Hands down, John Carruthers is one of the finest luthiers in America. He builds his own like no other and he fixes other company's instruments better than out of their own factories. When I heard my first Carruthers... (more)

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