Fine Handcrafted Guitars and Basses, Repairs, & Resurrections
Hank to Hendrix offers Professional Musicians
a wealth of experience in performing a number of World Class services.
Our expertise... Custom Guitar Manufacturing, neck resets, instrument refinishing, refrets, fret dresses, setups, re-tops, replacement neck duplication, acoustic back and side fabrications, electronic installations/modifications and any other repair required to resurrect an ailing instrument back to life.
We also offer Pickup re-winding/potting for vintage pickups. To our knowledge, we are the only full service stringed instrument shop between Ottawa and Toronto.
The Hank to Hendrix Guitar Co. has enjoyed a lot of success since its inception. Our clientele of professional international musicians includes;
Dolores O'Riordan (The Cranberries, The Dark), Rick Fines (Solo, Jackson Delta Band) and Richard Simpkin (Rick Fines Trio), Matt Mayes, Jim Cuddy (Jim Cuddy Band, Blue Rodeo), Greg Keelor (Blue Rodeo), Max Gomez, Travis Good (The Sadies), Willie P. Bennett, Fred Eaglesmith, Darsey Yates (The Fred Eaglesmith Band, The Great Lakes Swimmers), Clayton Yates (The Quickshifters), Adam Gontier (Three Days Grace), John Crown, Garnet Rogers, Jimmy Bowskill (Jimmy Boskill Band, The Sheepdogs, Blue Rodeo), Ewan Currie (The SheepDogs) and Alec Frazer (Liquid Studios Toronto), Colin Cripps (Crash Vegas, Junk House, Jim Cuddy Band, Kathleen Edwards), Stephen Fearing (Blackie and The Rodeo Kings), Martin Gallop (The Gallop Band, The Couch Brothers), Ryan and Sam Webber (The Webber Brothers, Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks), Robin Hawkins (Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks), Melissa Payne, Kate Suhr, James McKenty and The Spades, Pat Temple (The Hi-Lo Players, The Silver Hearts), Joe Hall and J.P.Hovercraft (The Sceaming Vegetables, The Continental Drift), Bobby Watson (Max Mouse), Andy Pryde (The Steady Band), Dennis O'Toole, Beau Dixon (Slip and The High Fives, Dub Trinity), ElectraShine, Dennis Pendrith (Bruce Cockburn, David Wilcocks), Cris Cuddy (Max Mouse), Buzz Thompson (Max Mouse, Ronnie Hawkins and The Hawks), Robert Keyes (Jazz soloist), Ian Osborn (The Diplomats,The Staveley Project, Street Talk), Jill Staveley and Ryan Perks (The StavEley Project), Jordan Mack (Argiie), Tom and Doug Gardner (Colt Harley, Hellville), WashBoard Hank (The BuckleBusters, Rev Ken & The Lost Followers), Dennis Delorme and Russell DeCarle, (Prarie Oyster, Washboardhank and Diamond Dave Russell from The GraveStone Lickers) to name a few...
We're currently manufacturing a variety of Vintage inspired Exotic, Solid Wood Acoustics, Electrics and Bass models instruments. Our Web page features Canadian Hand Made Models from "Cranium Divine Guitars" and "Fox Guitars" that we've been developing/marketing for over thirty years. All electric models come stock with refined spec, hand built “Lindy Fralin” pickups, 'AAA' Grade Woods, Nitro finishes, Gold, Nickel, Black, or Chrome accessories! A selection of high end Acoustic Pickups and Pre–amps available upon request.