Artifact Guitars

Artifact Guitars represents the works of Jeshurun Gilman and his talented friends. We specialize in repair and customization of electric and acoustic guitars, basses, banjos, ukuleles and pretty much anything with strings! In addition to servicing used and vintage gear, we also sell new parts and pickups as well as used pieces that have been restored and priced with the working musician in mind.

Artifact Guitars represents the works of Jeshurun Gilman and his talented friends. We specialize in repair and customization of electric and acoustic guitars, basses, banjos, ukuleles and pretty much anything with strings! In addition to servicing used and vintage gear, we also sell new parts and pickups as well as used pieces that have been restored and priced with the working musician in mind.

10 Reviews

Client Reviews

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    Jes is super great to work with! He kept me updated as the repair progressed. I recommend doing whatever he suggests. My guitar sounds way better than I ever thought it could! Feels amazing to play too.

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    Quick service. Solid work. Very very happy with my experience and the quality of work.

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    "Wow," is all I can say. I thought my guitar sounded great before I brought it to Artifact. I brought in three guitars in need of differing degrees of TLC. When I got them back, all three sounded immediately better. The biggest change I noticed was in a Takamine P2 that Is my primary acoustic. Not only did the work get done flawlessly, but they took the time to explain why it was better. In addition to the Takamine, they worked on my father's vintage Martin and took great care of it. I would trust Artifact Guitars with any instrument. It's clear they can make a basic guitar great and a pro guitar amazing. In addition, I live 60 miles from the shop. Jes personally drove my guitars out to my home to save me the trip of driving down there a second time. Great service. Great results. A+.

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    I had an awesome experience at Artifact Guitars with Jes: a very talented guitarsmith. The work on my guitar was done well and in a timely manner. I'm very satisfied with the repairs and customizations he provided to my guitar. I will definitely go back for more work!

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    Jess is great! The bone nut was a wonderful surprise.

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    It was refreshing to have every repair explained to me in plain English - what was being done and how it improves the sound and feel of the guitar. I was able to see the work done right in from of me so I know it was quality craftsmanship. That level of customer service is extremely rare.

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    Artifact specializes in quality. They provide a product built to a caliber that is tough to come by. I can't think of taking my guitars anywhere else. They made my old Silvertone play better than it did new.

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    Artifact Guitars brought my guitar back from the grave, and for that, they have my eternal gratitude. Seriously, these guys know how to do some crazy dark magic to make a guitar sounds like it's worth 10x it's original value. Looking forward to many more years with my guitar that they brought back to life.

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    Jes restored two of my guitars, both having cracked necks and labeled "beyond repair" by others. But Jes brought them back to life! Also got them VOIDed,and they are amazing! I will be bringing my other guitars in as I can. Great work by a great luthier.

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    Artifact makes me enthusiastic about guitars even when before hand I did not have all that much of an interest