Welcome to axeKool Guitars of Cheltenham

Guitar Repairs, Setups & Upgrading Specialists

We Repair, Setup, Upgrade and Custom Build Guitars.

With over 25 years experience in guitar repairs, we have gained a vast knowledge of guitars and custom builds. 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.

Our prices are cheaper then the local guitar shops and we have 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 work in our portfolio.

We also repair and setup Mandolins, Banjos and Ukuleles

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

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Guitar Showcase & Guitar Blog

Fender Jaguar

Solidbody / Production 1962 - 1975. Fender introduced another model four years after the Jassmaster called the Jaguar, which was aimed a Jazz players, and the result would be much the same as the Jassmaster - it sold well to everyone but...

Zemaitis Metal Front

Solidbody / Production 1970 - Current Day. The most familiar part of a guitar made b Tony Zemaitis is the metal front. In the 1960's he was already a well known respected maker of acoustic guitars, when in 1970 he was shielding a couple of...

Melobar Skreemr

Solidbody / Production 1967 - Current Day. Walt Smith of Idaho, USA, invented the Melobar in the 1960's for the purpose of steel guitarists, who were normally confined to chair, could look cool on stage as the fellow lead, rhythm and bass...

Gretsch Country Classic G6122-1962

Hollowbody / Production 1990 - Current day. Although Chet Atkins’s influence of design and style continued to be as strong through the 1970’s as it was in earlier periods, Gretsch’s quality was falling short of the competition, and one of the...

Rickenbacker 362/12

Hollowbody / Production 1975 - 1992 Rickenbacker's sweeping crescent shape of its Capri models took a rather, what was termed as a "turn for the worst" when it stretched out to accommodate two necks.The earliest double necked Rickenbacker's...

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

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