Weds-Sat, By Appointment Only.

damage

repair

restoration

& Maintainance

We are a factory authorized warranty repair center for:

  • CF Martin
  • Taylor
  • Fender
  • Guild
  • Jackson

Well loved instruments eventually suffer the effects of time and wear and tear.  We can return your vintage instrument to its former glory with a set-up, refret or neck reset.

​​​​​Our shop is on the second floor a​​t the top of a long flight of stairs.  If stairs are difficult for you, please call us and we will be happy to meet you at street level in our foyer or at your car curbside.

By Appointment Only

In response to the Corona virus outbreak, we are switching to an appointment only format.  If you would like to drop off a guitar for repair or pick up an instrument we have completed, please call or email for an appointment.

Warranty Repairs


our Services

(503)249-3737

3027 NE Alberta St.

Portland, OR 97211



Portland Fret Works

Repair, Restoration, and Construction


We are an authorized warranty repair center for:

Our staff of 4 experienced luthiers are committed to providing expert service guided by our knowledge of and passion for fretted instruments.  We also take pride in providing excellent customer service.  Stop by or call with your instrument repair question and we'll be happy to help.

simple


jobs


Services offered include:
- Restring/Tune
- Acoustic and Electric Guitar Set-Ups
- Fret Leveling
- Refrets
- Crack Repair
- Custom Inlay
- Finish Touch Up
- Complete Refinishing

If you just need your uke restrung or a strap button added to your guitar, we're happy to help.

customization

& modification


Whether the baggage handlers smashed your D-28 or your dog knocked your Les Paul off it's stand, we can help.  We are experienced with repairing all manner of structural damage.


Searching for a complex wiring mod, a pickup upgrade,  a hardware retrofit, or custom inlay?  We can help tailor your instrument to your tastes.


- Electronics diagnosis
- Custom Wiring
- Acoustic Instrument Amplification
- Neck Resets
- Hardware Replacement
- Banjo Head Replacement
- Custom Instrument Design and                Construction