Please call for appointment. Our hours:
M-F 10:30-6:30 Saturday: By appt only.
Straight Frets now offers AMP and PEDAL REPAIR! We have an onsite amp tech, along with a tube tester, professional soldering station, and popular tubes in stock.
We have just raised our rates for the first time in 5 years. A basic setup is now $70, and includes the best fret polishing and precision setup to your instrument than any other shop in town. Please refer to our PRICES AND SERVICES page above for a list of everything we do.
Straight Frets is an Austin based guitar repair business focusing on precision fretwork, high quality nuts and saddles, and setups that will bring positive results to your tone, playability, and your experience with music. Our turnaround time is usually less than a week, but can occasionally get close to 2 weeks.
Local Austin bands like Sons of Fathers, White Denim, Quiet Company, in addition to artists like Bob Schneider, Doyle Bramall II, and Bob Dylan have had their guitars, basses, and mandolins worked on here.
The Before and After link above documents over 30 different jobs we do. From a neck reset & fret work to nuts, saddles, & finish repair and anywhere in between, the pages highlight many things that are done here at the shop. Hit us up with a question and a picture if you have a special job in mind not listed on our Pricing and Services page above.
I’d like to shout out a sincere THANK YOU to all of the guitar stores and businesses that refer my shop for repair work: Mike at Guitar Center (South), Jim at Guitar Resurrection, Steve at Austin Vintage Guitars, Omar Vallejo at 512 Studios, Matt Parmenter at Ice Cream Factory Studios, David Marshall at Fast Horse Studios, and especially Collings Guitars. Please go do some business with these folks.
Straight Frets is a licensed and insured guitar repair business based is Austin, Texas. All content on this website have all rights reserved. Use of any pictures or text must be granted in writing from Danny Shoemaker, owner.