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Vintage and antique instrument repair, restoration and maintenance are at the forefront of Fretted Revival®'s commitment to excellence. Original design and build of the instrument are our paramount concern and we dedicate ourselves to completing the most complicated of restorations with the integrity of the instrument as our primary goal.

Senior Luthier Doc Rathwell has more than 25 years of experience and has worked for some of the finest institutions in the bowed and fretted instrument business. His dedication to the craft is well known and his work highly regarded.
Doc began his formal training in lutherie in the renowned workshop of Remenyi House of Music in Toronto. He has worked as a warranty specialist for C.F. Martin & Co. and Taylor Guitars among others. He has held the position of Chief Designer & Specialist of the brands under the U.S Music Corp banner (Parker, Washburn, Oscar Schmidt, Hamer etc) as well as the role of Senior Luthier for one of the worlds largest distributors of stringed instruments; a position that had him oversee the preparation and maintenance of thousands of instruments yearly by him and his team.

Fretted Revival® is an Authorized Warranty Repair Centre for Santa Cruz Guitar Company , J. Larrivee Guitars Ltd. and Solar Guitars. Our workshop is equipped with all the tools and equipment necessary for any job. We accept repairs from all over the world.


Back off restoration of c. 1935 Washburn model 5256