Rufus Guitar Shop is known throughout the province as a destination for top-notch repair work. Our skilled technicians have a wealth of experience with acoustic and electric instrument repairs, modifications and restorations. We work on acoustic guitars, electric guitars, basses, banjos, mandolins, ukuleles and other stringed instruments. Rufus Guitar Shop is also the warranty service centre for Martin Guitars. We always offer free estimates so drop in anytime to visit our technicians – no appointment is required.
Misha graduated with a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Odessa State Technological Institute in 1984 and received his Bachelor of Music Arts degree in Wind Orchestra conducting at Abakan State Music College in Siberia in 1988. Misha specializes in vintage instrument restorations and handcrafted repairs. He has been with us for 16 years and is also one of the city’s top piano tuning and restoration technicians.
Trevor has extensive performance experience in Vancouver and possesses an intricate understanding of how to bring out the best in musical instruments. In 2013, he completed his academic journey, earning a Bachelor of Applied Music Degree and a Diploma in Jazz Studies from Vancouver Community College. Following his studies, he dedicated six years to an apprenticeship under Meredith Coloma at Coloma Guitars and began working on instruments full time.
Meaulnes brings a wealth of experience to the Rufus team. He has worked for both Fender and Guild guitar companies designing guitars and builds his own line of ML electric bass guitars. Meaulnes can get your ailing guitar back in shape or hot rod it for more performance!