Guitar Repairs

Haworth Guitars is proud to introduce Joel into our repair team! Joel and Phil are working together to ensure every guitar dropped in to Haworths for a repair or service is given expert care based on decades of experience. 

In his spare time Joel can be found captaining whale-watching tours at Shell Cove Marina.

We’re looking forward to seeing you in the store for all your guitar and stringed instrument repairs!

Instrument Repair Services:

Haworth Guitars offer all aspects of guitar and instrument repairs and, over the years, have built up an extensive skill set in dealing with particularly challenging repair jobs.

It was started over 30 years ago in the Kiama Downs workshop by Phil Haworth, who is still actively involved in many of the more intricate repairs and rarer guitar repairs. He is also involved in the ongoing training of Joel Robinson.

Our musical instrument repairs team are located inside Haworth’s Shellharbour Music Centre, Albion Park Rail.

We can look after your acoustic guitar repairs, electric guitar repairs, bass guitar repairs, and even your rare guitar repairs.
Prior to commencing any musical instrument repair work, our repair staff are always happy to discuss with the customer all aspects of the repair to determine the best course of action for the customer and the instrument.

We also recognize the need to keep the customer informed and connected throughout the repair process. We make sure to keep our communication open should any unforeseen issues arise as we begin the repair process.

The Haworth Repair Team:

Heading up our musical instrument service and repairs is Phil Haworth, he is involved in the training of Joel Robinson, they operate at the Shellharbour Music Centre. 

Our musical instrument repairs department appreciates the trust you place in us to repair and care for your prized and much-loved instruments. We will treat your instrument with the utmost care and respect while it is in our repairs centre.

Common Musical Instrument Repairs:

Some of the more common repair jobs undertaken at Haworth Guitars are: 

Basic servicing - Including adjusting the action, truss rod/neck, intonation, servicing the electronics, fretboard oiling and conditioning, fret polishing and more.

Fret work – All aspects of fret-work including fret levelling and dressing of the frets, as well as re-crowning the frets. 

Re-glues – All aspects of re-glue repair work including neck re-glues, bridge re-glues, replacement and re-glue. Body repairs. 

Replacement of nut and saddle – Replacing nuts and saddles using plastic, tusq or hand-shaping them from bone. 

Electric guitar repairs and pickup replacement - We carry a good range of replacement pickups to suit acoustic and electric guitars and can rewire, replace pots, switches and jacks, add extra switching and circuitry, and more.


The Haworth Guarantee:

Been quoted a better price? We can’t promise that we are the cheapest musical instrument repaisr shop around but we can promise our quality of work. We take our time and care with every instrument that comes across our workbench to ensure only the absolute best quality and workmanship by us. We have some of the best repair practices in the world and stand by our work. 

All work is fully guaranteed, we only use top quality replacement parts. We love our work and pride ourselves on the high standard of workmanship that Phil, Will & the team insist on.





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