Dear Mark,
Ever since the first strum of my 1936 Greensburg, In. mando, after your
applied expertise, I couldn't believe the improved tone and playability.
Since then I've taken it to Switzerland, France, Italy, and the desert in
Tunisia. Lot's of travel and climate changes and it rarely needs tuning.
Amazing! Thanks so much!

Sincerely Yours,

Ed. R.


Thanks! It's like having a new instrument! Nice Job!

Jerry C.

Dear Mark,

Thank you so much for repairing my guitar. I was quite impressed with the
quality of your craftsmanship and how you were even able to match the
finish. I've been playing it and singing my kids to sleep the last few nights
and it has been a real pleasure to play.

Jason F., Bloomington, In.

I've been searching for the top guitar repair guy in Indiana all my life. The
ones I have used in the past were usually more appropriate for basic
setups than serious repairs. When my 1958 Gibson Acoustic was falling
apart, I worried that the repair would not help the value, that the playability
would never return, and that it was destined to be more of a museum piece
than a functional instrument. I am so glad I found Mark's Fret Shop, Mark
Wallace really did an outstanding job. Considering the quality of the
workmanship his prices were very affordable compared to the cost of
shipping a guitar to an out of state luthier, waiting for months to pay top
dollar for a full restoration. And while I tested out the guitar for the first
time he tweaked the neck on my Fender Jazz bass making it more playable
and perfectly intonated. I highly endorse his work.

PJ Christie

"Outstanding Work"
I have been looking for a qualified guitar technician for quite some time.
After speaking to a trusted salesperson I heard Mark's Fret Shop was an
excellent place to go. He adjusted my guitar to make it perfect for my style.
He sat me down and asked me exactly what I wanted to change. He
installed a custom bone nut to my guitar, installed a Tonepros II bridge and
tailpiece, and made the guitar play exactly how I wanted it. I was extremely
impressed and I will definitely use his services in the future.
-Thanks Mark

John D.
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Hello, Mark,
I just wanted to write and tell you WOW! My Alvarez now plays better than
it has for a long, long time. I was very pleased after playing it close to an
hour last night that not only does it play easier, it sounds sweet!

Bruce S.
Hey man – I just wanted to give you some feedback on the ’63 Crucianelli
you repaired for me.  I played it the next weekend at a show at Birdy’s and
that guitar SOUNDED GREAT!!!  The action is so incredible – I couldn’t be
happier!!  I love how it plays!

Dave B.
I wanted to thank you for the fret repair you did on my Alvarez 12
string...The guitar play's great!  I couldn't be more happy.  You did a great
job and I can't complain at all about the price. I will refer you to all my

Thank you for taking such good care of my guitar !

Davy S.