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Repairs and Restorations

After over 40 years of repairing guitars, David has seen just about every kind of damaged guitar you can imagine and has had to correct, repair, rebuild, and restore major damage to many fine vintage and valuable instruments.

Repairing and restoring rare and valuable guitars is one of the most common requests that David receives. Most guitars can be repaired to look like new again, be sturdy, and stable with great longevity. For collectible vintage guitars, the actual goal is not to make the guitar look like new, that would destroy the value, but to remove all of the negatives and work with what is left. A great repair or a great restoration will preserve the character of the instrument so that the effect of time will move into the background.
David recently did a complete restoration on an old 1902 Martin 00-45 for actor Richard Gere that was one of only three prototypes ever produced. The handmade quality of the instrument was so special and the restoration was so complete, that Martin even reintroduced the guitar. Legendary guitarist Steve Howe trusted the prized 1964 Gibson he used on all of those classic YES albums to David’s hands – and that’s an undeniable seal of approval and testimony to David Neely’s expertise.

Client List

Joe Bonamassa
Ry Cooder
Stephen Stills
Larry Carlton
Bob Dylan
Steve Howe/YES
Waylon Jennings
Steve Cropper
Chet Atkins
Tom Petty
Joni Mitchell
Keith Richards
Neil Young
B.B. King
Paul McCartney
The Who
The Allman Brothers
Willie Nelson
Miley Cyrus
Shelby Lynne
Crosby, Stills, Nash
Foo Fighters
Ziggy Marley
Earl Klugh
The Grateful Dead
The Beach Boys
Hank Williams Jr.
Kat Von D
The Police
Ryan Adams
Bill Withers
Jackson Browne
The Doors
Jerry Donahue
The Black Crowes
John Fogerty
Fleetwood Mac
Elvis Costello
Johnny Depp
Steely Dan
Peter Frampton
Nine Inch Nails
Dan Fogelberg
Jennifer Lopez
Johnny Cash
Judge Judy
John Stamos
Government Mule
Tenacious D
Bow Wow Wow
Nick Waterhouse
Robben Ford
Leon Hendrix
Talking Heads
Al Stewart
Adam Sandler
Rodrigo y Gabriela
Richard Gere
Paul Gilbert
The Crickets
Dane Cook
Craig Ferguson
Connie Francis
Avril Lavigne
Carl Verheyen
Canned Heat
Steve Miller Band
Jerry Reed
The Eagles
Brent Mason
Dennis Quaid
James Taylor
Three Dog Knight
George Lynch
Limp Bizkit
Cheap Trick
Cyndi Lauper
Robbie Williams
Emerson, Lake, and Palmer
Jefferson Starship
Lionel Richie
Quiet Riot
Brian Wilson
Marc Antoine
Greg Lake
Keb Mo
Laura Wylde
Nils Lofgren
Lee Ritenour
Christopher Stills
Lisa Loeb
Jeff Bridges
Christopher Cross
Vonda Shepard
Sugar Ray
Michael Johns
Stanley Clarke
Vernon Reid
Jon Brion
John Denver
Nanci Griffith
George Jones
Sonny Curtis
Patrick Swayze
David Lindley
Abi Von Reininghaus
Billy Swan
Barefoot Jerry
Mickey Newberry
Bobby Neuwirth
Lyle Lovett
Julian Coryell
Tom Rotella
Liona Boyd
JJ Cale
Stevie Nicks
Zak Daniels
Carlos Rios
Frank Stallone
Willie Weeks
Remy Zero
Brian Bromberg
Linda Rondstat
Little Feat
Eric Gale
The Cult
Gary Busey
David Crosby
Michael Nesmith
Graham Nash
Dave Baerwald
John Hiatt
The Nelsons
Andy Summers
Spinal Tap
X Japan
James Caan
Venus Williams
Glen Campbell
Tracy Chapman
Eddie Rabbit
Stray Cats
Johnny Rodriguez
Bunny Brunell
Dottie West
Kris Kristofferson
Buzz Feiten
Mac Gayden
Bernie Leadon
Stephen Bishop
Don Everly
Emmylou Harris
Joe Walsh
Gary Scruggs
Waron Zevon
Jeff “SKUNK” Baxter
The Commodores
Robbie Robertson
Bonnie Raitt
Bruce Cockburn
Barry McGuire
Ethan Johns
George Segal
Don Felder
Kenny Loggins
Tony Jo White
Marty Stuart
John Michael Talbot
Dallas Taylor
Drew Carey
Ricky Lee Jones
Roy Clark
Buck Trent
Desert Rose Band
Johnny Paycheck
Jesse Colin Young
J.D. Souther
Albert Lee
Jimmy Buffet
Peter Cetera
Puddle Of Mudd
Colin Hay
Kyle Eastwood
The Knack
Wayne Johnson
Jonatha Brooke
Rick Danko
Bob Welch
Confederate Railroad
Charlie Daniels
38 Special
The Outlaws
Jeff Bronchick