Call 518-785-0453: Instrument pickup and delivery is available in New York's Greater Capital District. Minor repairs, new strings and set-ups may be done as a same day service or while you walk on the adjoining State Canal Recreationway-Mohawk-Hudson Bikeway. The view from Shaker Violin Repair is spectacular as the sun sets on the water at the widest point of the Mohawk River from the shop windows and trail side benches at 4229 River Road, Latham, NY, 12110, under 2-miles from Northway I-87 Exit 6.
Luthier Stephen Iachetta has been professionally performing, building and repairing violins for nearly five decades and plays spirited dance music on rare 18th century and contemporary electric violin, Gibson Mandolin, 1880 Clawhammer Banjo, and Gibson Tenor guitar either solo as Shaker Fiddle or with the Friends Union Band. See Friendsunionband.com for details.