Here at 5th frets we are a professional guitar repair business based in Holland on sea, Essex. Specialising in guitar repair, maintenance and customisation, we offer masterful work at a reasonable price.

We have a wide range of experience working with electric, acoustic, nylon, and archtop guitars, as well as basses, banjos, mandolins, ukuleles, and other instruments.

We are a family run business, and our luthiers are Mark Harris, and his son Max. We are both avid players and great lovers of instruments and music. Between us we have a full wealth of knowlege and experience at our fingertips, and are happy to deal with whatever issue you may face.

For more information about services provided, please visit our Services pages.

"Mark Harris and his son Max at 5th Frets Guitar Repairs - are not only true gents, they are true masters of the guitar restoration world. After restoring my guitar, it plays and sounds better than it ever has, and I will not be taking my guitars anywhere else"

- Christopher Hayden

Producer / Musician / Musical Director whenyoung / Florence & The Machine / Reuben And The Dark / Dan Lyons / The Bat

  Our workshop full of tools and guitars