1108 Boylston St, Boston, MA, Fenway side of the intersection of Mass. Ave. and Boylston St.

Repairs & Restorations

Electric, acoustic, and classical guitars; basses; mandolins; ukuleles; banjos; and all other fretted instruments


Authorized C. F. Martin, Gibson & Fender repairman since 1974.

Peter Stokes began repairing guitars in the mid sixties as a hobby, and training continued under Larry Jameson of Guitar Resurrection & Repair in Berkeley, California (later of Austin, Texas). Full time professional work began in 1973 with the late Ed Murray of E.U. Co. Fretts, and professional training has included work in the Gibson and Martin factories.

Peter has been an authorized C. F. Martin, Gibson & Fender repairman since 1974. Illustrious clients include; Mick Jagger, Bonnie Raitt, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Chris Hillman, The Cars, The J. Geils Band, Matt ‘Guitar’ Murphy, Chris Smither, Leon Redbone, The Clash, Boston, Liv, James & Kate Taylor, Duke Robillard, Ronnie Earl, The Heretix, Reeves Gabrels of Tin Machine, Indigo Girls, and many many more.

Latest News

Broken Neck Guitar Repair is now closed on Friday, Saturday, Sunday. Hours are now Monday through Thursday, noon to 6pm. I will be doing business as usual through mid December, then focusing on relocating the shop. At the moment (Sept. 9th) I am looking for space in the same vicinity, but there is a strong possibility I will be opening near Newburyport, MA, about an hour north. Updates will be on the phone message.Read More →