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Welcome to axeKool Guitars of Cheltenham

Gloucestershire’s Premier Guitar Setup & Repair Workshop.

We are specialists in Guitar Repairs, Guitar Setups and Guitar Upgrades

With over 25 years experience in guitar repairs, setups and upgrades, we have gained a vast knowledge of most guitar brands and guitar models. axekool guitars is a family run business, which means your guitar will receive the very best care and personal attention with all work carried out to the highest level in our dedicated workshop.

We are here to help and offer a complete range of guitar services from a re-string to a setup to a large repair or a complete rebuild, You will find our prices cheaper than any of the local guitar shops, and we offer a quick turn around if you need your guitar urgently for a rehearsal or gig. Please read our customer reviews and see some of our recent guitar work in our portfolio. We also repair and setup Mandolins, Banjos and Ukuleles etc. 

We offer free friendly help and advice on all your guitar repairs, setups and upgrade requirements. Our fully equipped guitar workshop is located near Shurdington Road, on the outskirts of Cheltenham. There is parking available and can be easily accessible from junction 11A on the M5 / A417, or we are very near the local bus route of the number 10 Stagecoach service. 

Our hours are 8am – 8pm Monday – Saturday.
You are welcome to drop off or collect your guitar(s) early morning or late evening.
For more information on all our guitar services, please call 07483 167155 or email us.

Guitar Repairs

Electrical Repairs, General Repairs, Damage & Cleaning / Polishing

Guitar Setups

Complete Setups, Action Adjustment, Intonation & Tuning.

Guitar Upgrades

Complete Upgrades, Customisation, Refinishing & Restoration.

Electric Guitars

Acoustic Guitars

Hollowbody Guitars

Bass Guitars

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Guitar Showcase & Blog

Kramer 450

Solidbody / Production 1976 to early 1980's.  Gary Kramer had been a partner with Travis Bean and known for producing metal construction guitars. When the first Kramer brand guitars appeared in 1976, it was no surprise that they had a metal...

Ibanez Iceman

Solidbody / Production 1976 - 1983.  The Iceman was born in the mid 1970's as a national guitar of Japan, a design that would bring the same level of prestige to a Japanese guitar that the Fender Stratocaster and Gibson Les Paul did for the...

Yamaha SG 2000 (SBG 2000)

Solidbody / Production 1976 - 1988.  What a breakthrough this guitar was in 1976. Until this point Japanese guitars reputation was not great, but he Yamaha SG 2000 changed all that. Most guitarist considered this models workmanship and...

Fender Bass VI

Solidbody / Production 1961 - 1974 The Fender Bass VI is a short scale bass of 30 inches, but the tremolo along with its guitar style 6 string spacing, revealed its true identity as a low tuned guitar.The body and tremolo came from the...

Music Man Edward Van Halen

Solidbody / Production 1990 - 1995.  With dive bomb vibrato effects and super fast fingerboard tapping, Eddie Van Halen was the most influential guitarist of the 1980's and the foundation of the Kramer companies success. In 1990, Ernie Ball /...

“I wanted to connect my guitar to human emotions” B.B. King

axeKool guitars is a completely independent business and is not affiliated with any other companies, artists or bands in any way.

Guitar Repairs Cheltenham, Cheltenham Luthier, Luthier Gloucester. We cover all of Gloucestershire, incliuding: Cheltenham, Cinderford, Cirencester, Dursley, Lydney, Guitar Repairs Gloucester, Minchinhampton, Nailsworth, Painswick, Stroud, Tewkesbury, Winchcombe