Dave Lewis started playing guitar in 1976 and built his first guitar at age 16. He officially started his custom build and repair shop, Dave Lewis Guitars, in 1993. Since Dave is also a full time musician, playing guitar as a profession has given him the understanding of what it takes to build a dependable, well made, and well maintained instrument. He knows what a guitar player is looking for and what they need to get the most out of their instrument. In addition to his extensive knowledge of the guitar, Dave has also spent 19 years in the automotive refinish industry, attending multiple PPG and BASF paint schools. This background gives him the knowledge needed to specialize in guitar touch-ups, refinishing, and custom paint work. From the most minor of repairs to custom building the guitar or bass of your dreams, Dave Lewis has the experience and know-how to get the job done.