Luthier Spotlight: Tommy Graves and Vermont Guitarworks

By Andrew Catania

I first started noticing Tommy Graves on Linkedin.  He was posting his clients 67 Gibson SG Refret he was doing that caught my eye.

Or this 66 Gibson that was admitted for some first aid:

Tommy has been a lifelong guitarist and has been doing guitar repair for over 30 years.  Tommy also designed and fabricated custom exotic customer motorcycles before starting VGW.  Tommy also makes his boutique guitars called Graves Custome Boutique Guitars.

Vermont Guitarworks offers a variety of full repair services ranging from setups to full restorations including finish work and everything in between.  You can visit Vermont Customworks by appointment only.

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