Welcome to Champlin Guitars.  

UPDATE Sept 2020: The storefront is re-opening!  We'll be open every Fri, Sat, Sun from 1-7pm starting Sept 11, 2020.  We will be wearing masks and ask that you do the same.  We'll do everything in our power to maintain a safe, welcoming environment for everybody.  If you can't make it during regular hours, or would prefer curbside pickup, we can accommodate, just give a call.  All are welcome to drop by during regular hours, but I will continue to offer repair work by appointment.

For more about the storefront or repair work, please go here:

Repair and Sales

For custom built guitars and general info, please click the tabs, enjoy the pics, and don't hesitate to call or drop me a line.

News:

-The storefront is open!  Regular hours at 1230 Cornwall Ave are Fri, Sat & Sun 1-7. I'm onsite offering full repair service from restrings and setups, to fret work and structural repair. There's always a fun selection of used and vintage guitars, with a price range for everybody.  All guitars are fully setup and ready to play, and I also have an array of strings, picks, and general accessories in stock.  Come say hello!

-I was happy to see a Champlin guitar being represented onstage at Clifftop,WV 2019  Nokosee Fields, and Joseph Decosimo took 1st and 2nd places in the fiddle contest, both accompanied by Leo Shannon on his Champlin L-00.  Check out the video here:

Nokosee

Joseph

-Thanks to all who visited my pop-up shop at The Festival of American Fiddle Tunes in Port Townsend, WA, June 30 - July 7 2019.  It was a busy and fun week!  I offered fretted instrument repair, sales and consultation, along with the excellent violin and bow makers Jamie Hermann, Brandon Godman, and Jacob Mitas.  See you again next year...   www.centrum.org

-I was featured in Fretboard Journal's online magazine.  Check it out here:

fretboardjournal.com/columns/bench-press-champlin-guitars/

-It was a grand time at the 44th annual NW Handmade Instrument Show in Portland, May 4-5, 2019.   Thanks to all the folks who came out, said howdy, and tried out some guitars!  Details here:

www.nwmusicalinstrumentshow.org

-Hand screen printed Champlin Guitar Co. shirts available!

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