Updates

Covid-19 Update: I'm by appointment only. Please feel free to message or call me to setup a time. Stay safe out there!

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are closed this week for safety reasons. Thanks for your understanding! If you have an instrument at the shop, please feel free to call or email to check in. Stay safe out there!

I will be in the shop this week, but the door will be locked. Please feel free to call or email to setup an appointment!

I do full assembly and setup for your partscaster projects! I've put together many Warmoth, USA Custom, AllParts and other kit guitars over the years. Feel free to call or email about questions or advice, or if you'd like an estimate for assembly!

Anne just came in and got her guitar setup. The string height is half what it was before, now she's ready for her lessons at Montavilla Guitar Studio!

This very cool vintage Kamaka ukulele came in for some TLC. Couple of loose joints, cracks and a bit of fret work. Check out the rope binding!

This cigarbox mandolin has been played a lot- check out that wear! A new set of stainless frets are being installed today, it'll soon be ready for another round!

I just rewired this PRS with treblebleeds and gold Lollartrons- looks and sounds very sweet.


Testimonials

2 weeks ago
James does great work. Highly recommend for any stringed instrument. Everyone of mine that he's touched sounds better and plays easier.
- Terry M
6 months ago
James did an excellent job re-fretting my beloved Heritage hollow body. The fret ends look like works of art! Now my guitar plays wonderfully and the fretboard looks fantastic! James is an artist at his craft and a great guy, as well! I highly recommend Portland Guitar Repair. I am a guitar teacher and have been playing guitar for over 30 years.
- Ken A
3 months ago
Great work, my guitar sounds and feels better than when it was new! Fair prices and quick service
- Paul H

About Portland Guitar Repair

Portland Guitar Repair is a specialized stringed instrument repair shop in the Montavilla neighborhood of Portland Oregon.

James Hingston spent the last seven years working under Frank Ford in the repair department at Gryphon Stringed Instruments in California, one of the top repair and retail shops in the country.

Gaining experience in all types of repair of the guitar, bass, mandolin, ukulele, and banjo families, Portland Guitar Repair strives to bring this quality of craft and service to the city of Portland.

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  • (971) 341-5028

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7714 SE Stark Street
Portland, OR 97215
United States

Business Hours

Mon:11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tue:11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wed:11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu:11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri:11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat:Closed
Sun:Closed
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