Larry Threet

Contact Larry Directly at:

(803) 520-7376 (H)

(803) 609-0980 (C)  

(803) 796-6477 (Bill's Music Shop)

lmthreet2012@sc.rr.com


Instruments can be dropped off and picked up at Bill's Music Shop.

Certified Luthier from the Cascade School of Lutherie in Asheville, NC.


Larry lives in Lexington, SC, and does all of his work locally.  He has been working as a luthier for over 9 years.  Several instruments he has restored have appeared on the TV show "Antiques Roadshow".  

Martin D35 to HD35 Conversion/Repair

Contact Larry directly if you have any questions!

How can Larry help you?  Here are just some of his skills and services:


  • Works on all stringed instruments - acoustic and electric.
  • Set up new instrument – just because it’s new doesn’t mean it’s ready to play.  Set up is based on individual’s playing style.  Action on new fretted instruments is generally high which equals difficulty in playing.  Makes sure the instrument is set up to play properly – intonation, fret buzz, tuning, etc…
  • Repairs from major to minor
  • Fret buzzing
  • Loose bridge pins
  • Change from right handed to left handed
  • Loose tuners
  • Cosmetic issues – scratches, cracks, etc
  • Action too high or too low
  • Re-stringing
  • Use of proper tapered bridge pins for each instrument
  • Broken neck/broken head
  • Build new
  • Restore old instruments
  • Fix cases
  • Install pick-ups
  • Install strap buttons
  • Install banjo 5th string capo pins
  • Electrical issues
  • Tuning peg issues
  • Regular maintenance
  • Structural repair
  • Estimate given before repairs are done
  • Services done via Bill’s Music Shop
  • All work done locally
  • Very experienced
  • Write-up given with all work done


1850s Era Violin & Case Restoration

Luthier Services

Photo Galleries

See Photo Galleries Below for Examples of Larry's work.

1972 Gibson SW Deluxe Guitar Repair/Restoration