Appointments Are necessary:

Sunday 3-5pm

 Monday 11am-1pm and 3-5pm

Thursday 11am-1pm and 3-5pm

Friday 11am-1pm and 3-5pm

   Please feel free to email me any questions or comments you may have. If this is a repair inquiry, remember to tell me the make, model and year of the instrument - along with what the issues are. Thanks!

Peace,

Chelsea

 

12229 Washington Boulevard
Culver - West, CA, 90066

(740) 541-5801

Specializing in stringed instrument education, innovation and conservation. 

TEDDYCLOSE copy.jpg

The Journey to Guitars And Caffeine

Hi! Enjoy these photos I have taken along the way. You'll see some of my past benches, some past repairs, and some past friends. 

Shop Visit at Westwood Music

Los Angeles, CA 2016

Professional Bench at Willis Music

Louisville, KY 2011

Apartment Bench

Athens, OH 2013

Shop I Designed at Westwood Music

Los Angeles, CA 2014

Shoot for Vintage Guitar Magazine

Louisville, KY 2012

My first vintage burst at Gibson's Restoration Shop Nashville, TN 2011

My first vintage burst at Gibson's Restoration Shop

Nashville, TN 2011

Shoot for Guitar Player Magazine  Athens, OH 2005

Shoot for Guitar Player Magazine 

Athens, OH 2005

Finish Restoration at Westwood Music Los Angeles, CA 2014

Finish Restoration at Westwood Music

Los Angeles, CA 2014

My first love. I sold her to travel Europe for a month!  I love my Firebird IIV. Nashville, TN 2012

My first love. I sold her to travel Europe for a month!  I love my Firebird IIV.

Nashville, TN 2012

Deep Cleaning New York City, NY 2008

Deep Cleaning

New York City, NY 2008

Shoot for Guitar Player Magazine  Athens, OH 2007

Shoot for Guitar Player Magazine 

Athens, OH 2007

Shoot for Guitar Player Magazine Athens, OH 2006

Shoot for Guitar Player Magazine

Athens, OH 2006

Finish Restoration at Westwood Music Los Angeles, CA 2014

Finish Restoration at Westwood Music

Los Angeles, CA 2014

Backstage with Charlie Daniels at Grand Ole Opry Nashville, TN 2012 

Backstage with Charlie Daniels at Grand Ole Opry

Nashville, TN 2012 

Apartment Bench 

Los Angeles, CA 2015

Professional Bench at Westwood Music

Los Angeles, CA 2014

Winter NAMM with John Cruz Los Angeles, CA 2015

Winter NAMM with John Cruz

Los Angeles, CA 2015

Professional Bench at Guitars And Caffeine

Los Angeles, CA 2016

Professional Bench at Gibson's Repair Shop

Nashville, TN 2012

Erlewine Guitar Repair Athens, OH 2004

Erlewine Guitar Repair

Athens, OH 2004

Winter NAMM with Mike Inez Los Angeles, CA 2015

Winter NAMM with Mike Inez

Los Angeles, CA 2015

My first Gold Top at Gibson's Restoration Shop Nashville, TN 2012

My first Gold Top at Gibson's Restoration Shop

Nashville, TN 2012

Lefty Lee's article in Vintage Guitar Magazine Athens, OH and Los Angeles, CA 2013

Lefty Lee's article in Vintage Guitar Magazine

Athens, OH and Los Angeles, CA 2013

Artistic Restoration of my first guitar  :) Louisville, KY 2009 

Artistic Restoration of my first guitar  :)

Louisville, KY 2009 

Apartment Bench

Louisville, KY 2009

Shoot for Guitar Player Magazine Athens, OH 2005

Shoot for Guitar Player Magazine

Athens, OH 2005

Erlewine Guitar Shop Athens, OH 2007

Erlewine Guitar Shop

Athens, OH 2007

Hand Painted Custom Rose Designed Tele for Westwood Music Los Angeles, CA 2015

Hand Painted Custom Rose Designed Tele for Westwood Music

Los Angeles, CA 2015

Dan and I at his shop, right before we shot a Trade Secret video Athens, OH 2016

Dan and I at his shop, right before we shot a Trade Secret video

Athens, OH 2016

Stage Teching

Los Angeles, CA 2014

Professional Bench at Westwood Music

Los Angeles, CA 2013

Bench at Erlewine Guitar Repair

Athens, OH 2007

Shot Visit with Dan Erlewine Athens, OH 2010

Shot Visit with Dan Erlewine

Athens, OH 2010

Shooting Video at Erlewine Guitar Repair

Athens, OH 2016

Winter NAMM with Richard Hoover Los Angeles, CA 2015

Winter NAMM with Richard Hoover

Los Angeles, CA 2015

Emergency Repair 

New York City, NY 2008

Custom Design  Nashville, TN 2012

Custom Design 

Nashville, TN 2012

Sealing Art Work for Sam Ash Los Angeles, CA 2013

Sealing Art Work for Sam Ash

Los Angeles, CA 2013

Winter NAMM 2015 with Kyle Gass Los Angeles, CA 2015

Winter NAMM 2015 with Kyle Gass

Los Angeles, CA 2015

Shop Visit with Elliot John-Conry Albany, OH 2014 

Shop Visit with Elliot John-Conry

Albany, OH 2014 

Dan Erlewine's Repair Team Athens, OH 2006

Dan Erlewine's Repair Team

Athens, OH 2006

My first finish design Athens, OH 2005

My first finish design

Athens, OH 2005