Custom Guitars
Carruthers Guitars builds the finest custom guitars in the industry.  Check out our guitar and bass pages as well as the galleries to see samples of our work and help you make decisions to get your own.  John Carruthers has built guitars for artists and owners world-wide and is known for his impeccable engineering and elegant styling.
Instrument Repairs and Modifications Services
All guitars, basses and other stringed instruments are serviced at the Camarillo, CA  facility.  From expert setups, electronics repairs and modifications to any other imaginable instrument services, Carruthers Guitars' reputation is unequalled.  Call John for an appointment before coming to the shop, and we'll check out your instrument and give you an estimate. 
Tube Amplifier Repairs
All Fender and Marshall Vintage Tube amplifiers are serviced.  If it has tubes and it is broken, we can most likely repair it.  Carruthers Guitars has  oscilloscopes, tone generators, original tube testers, and advanced troubleshooting techniques.   Note: newer tube amps may contain circuit boards and may be more expensive to service due to their design necessitating complete disassembly.
Insurance Inventory
Carruthers Guitars has advanced camera and database capabilities to inventory your instruments and amplifiers.  These are done by appointment only.  Once the pictures and detailed information of each instrument or amplifier has been taken, we produce a small web-based inventory system on a CD for you to take  home (or we can email you the link to your information for you to download).  You can make unlimited copies of your information and provide it to  your insurance agencies, put a copy in your safety deposit box, or show off your inventory to your friends.
Consulting/Manufacturing
John Carruthers is the premiere guitar builder in the industry, and many manufacturers have sought his expertise and manufacturing capabilities for almost 40 years.  By appointment, John Carruthers will help a nycompany design, improve  existing designs, assist in the manufacturing process, and even manufacture your products with Carruthers Guitars' own Haas CNC.  Call John Carruthers to set up an appointment for your consulting and manufacturing needs.  John has consulted and manufactured for Fender and its subsidiaries, Ibanez, Yamaha, Dairy Rock, Asher, Eternal, Traveler Guitars, and countless others with great success.
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