Ottawa's Guitar Repair

Ottawa's Guitar Repair

STGuitarworks is an independent guitar building and repair business in Ottawa, Ontario, operated by luthier Sean Thompson since 2007

Sean worked for the Godin Guitar Company from 2004 to 2006 as the head of the guitar repair department at their head office in Montreal, QC.

Sean was instructed on some of the finer points of guitar construction and repair by Robert Godin himself, who is known for producing a wide range of instruments that combine superior tonality with the most innovative technology.

In 2003 Sean attended the Summit School of Guitar Building and Repair's Masters Course on Vancouver Isl., BC (operated by luthiers Mike Jarvis and Sigmund Johannessen).

One month was spent in Umeå, Sweden, training with luthier Leif Jakobsson, proprietor of Jakobsson Guitarworks.

Sean at Summit in 2003

Sean is a member of the Guild of American Luthiers and has attended their 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2011 conventions held in Tacoma, WA.

Sean offers his services from his workshop on Cedarcroft Crescent near the Blair exit of the 174 in Ottawa.

For an appointment please call 613-698-8832, or email at