Ov Guitars

Ov Guitars is luthier Owen Davies. I make hand made acoustic and electric guitars to order from my Abergavenny based workshop....

12/07/2021

Thanks to all my customers for your patience during my family illness. The waiting list is closed for two weeks. Back soon!
Thanks again ❤️

Thanks to all my customers for your patience during my family illness. The waiting list is closed for two weeks. Back soon!
Thanks again ❤️

25/06/2021

⁣Gold Mother of Pearl, warm and aged.
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#art #artist #cover #electricguitar #fender #guitar #guitarcover #guitarist #guitarists #guitaristsofinstagram #guitarlife #guitarplayer #guitarporn #guitarra #guitars #guitarsarebetter #guitarsdaily #guitarsofinstagram #guitarsolo #guitarworld #instagood #instamusic #love #music #musica #musician #photography #rock #singer #song

⁣Gold Mother of Pearl, warm and aged.
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#art #artist #cover #electricguitar #fender #guitar #guitarcover #guitarist #guitarists #guitaristsofinstagram #guitarlife #guitarplayer #guitarporn #guitarra #guitars #guitarsarebetter #guitarsdaily #guitarsofinstagram #guitarsolo #guitarworld #instagood #instamusic #love #music #musica #musician #photography #rock #singer #song

11/06/2021

This weekends fun: custom made pickguards for an SG.
#luthier #abergavenny #ovguitars #guitar #guitarsetup #gibson #gibsonsg

This weekends fun: custom made pickguards for an SG.
#luthier #abergavenny #ovguitars #guitar #guitarsetup #gibson #gibsonsg

10/06/2021

Roughing out a saddle for this Epi J200. Poor thing has suffered from a bad case of bellying. Precision compensation first job tomorrow…
#luthier #ovguitars #abergavenny #guitartech #j200

Roughing out a saddle for this Epi J200. Poor thing has suffered from a bad case of bellying. Precision compensation first job tomorrow…
#luthier #ovguitars #abergavenny #guitartech #j200

01/05/2021

Working on the final string spacing of this brass nut today...


#bass #brassnut #luthier #guitartech #abergavenny #ovguitars #guitar

Working on the final string spacing of this brass nut today...


#bass #brassnut #luthier #guitartech #abergavenny #ovguitars #guitar

19/02/2021

to be continued....


Appointment book open soon.
Keep your peepers peeled 👀


#guitartech #luthier #12string #yamahaguitar #abergavenny

09/02/2021

Hopefully seeing you soon.
There’s been a big gap in the booking-in pad 💔




#guitar #luthier #guitartech #abergavenny #guitarsetup

Hopefully seeing you soon.
There’s been a big gap in the booking-in pad 💔




#guitar #luthier #guitartech #abergavenny #guitarsetup

01/01/2021

Music One

It’s been a big year for vinyl. We’re lucky to have Robert Price fantastic record shop here in Abergavenny. Get down there as soon as the shops are open.

Suppliers of New & Used Vinyl Records and Hi-Fi Equipment

28/12/2020

Well I hope you all got new guitars for Christmas?! The market for new and used guitars is thriving during the COVID Lockdown as many people have decided to learn guitar with their new-found spare time.

The one piece of advice I would like to give you all, whenever you buy a guitar, is to always put the money aside for a set-up and service from a professional Guitar Tech or Luthier. If you’ve bought online from Ebay or from a FaceBook group (which I advise would advise against tbh!) you’ll never really know what you’re going to get. The amount of instruments I have through my workshop in this situation is remarkable. Problems range from legitimate wear and tear to awful home-made repair and modification attempts.

Likewise, if you’ve bought from a shop its very unlikely thats its been setup properly. Either at the factory or on-site at the shop. A pro set-up is very time intensive and most companies cannot afford the time and manpower to do it correctly.

So send your instrument to an experienced tech. It’ll feel so much better under your hands and make it soooo much easier and more enjoyable to learn.

Get after it!
https://ov-guitars.co.uk/

23/12/2020

A couple of last weeks jobs.
Thanks for all your support this year. I’ll be back in action after the lockdown.
I’ll be tying up the outstanding guitars over the next few weeks and we can make a collection plan.
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Last minute prezzies available to buy and collect include strings, pedals, cases, capos and slides.
Also set-up vouchers available.
Happy Xmas x
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#guitar #guitartech #luthier #abergavenny #handmade

[12/14/20]   Check out Liz and if you can, please help her out ❤️

11/12/2020

Mooer pedals available at the workshop for collection.
Black Secret Distortion £40
Echolizer Delay £49

All the Mooer range available to order 🤩

21/11/2020

Xmas Gift Voucher covers all services, courses and goods with me!
https://ov-guitars.co.uk/product/guitar-set-up-gift-voucher/

17/10/2020

Just a few pics from this weeks activities. I’ve managed to catch up on the waiting list and bookings are available again from the start of No ember. Lockdown shenanigans pending of course.
Also remember I have strings available if you’re getting ready to batten down the hatches again 😳
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#luthier #abergavenny #guitartech #craft #handmade

08/09/2020

All change. Preparing to remove the hardware from an @epiphone #sheraton
@bareknucklepickupsofficial at the ready.
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#guitar #guitartech #luthier #epiphonesheraton #barelnucklepickups #abergavenny #ovguitars

03/09/2020

It’s lives!
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#luthier #guitartech #abergavenny #guitarrepair #guitarporn

02/09/2020

Good attempt!
@thecoffeepot_abergavenny
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#coffee #guitar #abergavenny #guitartech

27/08/2020

Just catching you up on a few of the interesting guitars I’ve been working on this week...

Appointments for the end of next week available.
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#guitar #luthier #guitartech #guitarsetup #abergavenny #craft #handmade

09/07/2020

Bomb-proof your pride and joy!
New Hiscox Fender hard cases in.
Fits most Strat and Tele type guitars.
£99 for collection from the workshop in Abergavenny.
All Covid related precautions and a card reader of course.
Message me to book yours!

07/07/2020

Another day, another Tele nut. A new nut custom fitted to set this Telecaster up for slide.
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#telecaster #bonenut #slideguitar #luthier #abergavenny #guitar #guitartech #ovguitars

26/06/2020

Nut slots that are cut too low result in fret buzz at the first fret when playing an open string. Hand made replacement with a customised slot depth and string spacing.
Appointments available for next week.
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#luthier #telecaster #nutreplacement #guitar #guitartech #abergavenny #ovguitars

24/06/2020

Post-lockdown set-up. Ready for lessons and gigs. How are shows going to work?
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#guitar #luthier #guitarsetup #acoustic #taylorguitars #taylor #abergavenny #ovguitars

23/06/2020

Music One

Music One record shop is probably the greatest place on Abergavenny High Street. Get down there and bag some vinyl.
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Ok folks we are back open 10 till 4.30 see you soon

youtube.com 18/06/2020

Private World "Hypnagogia" (Official Video)

Video directed by Sion Thomas.
Sion still holds the record for filthiest guitar I’ve ever had to clean here at Ov Guitars.
Good job pal.

youtube.com The first single "Hypnagogia" off of the debut album Aleph, from Cardiff-based pop band Private World. Out 8.28 on CD/LP & Digital. Order the album here: htt...

15/06/2020

Binding repair and set-up on this Martin today.
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#luthier #guitartech #guitar #acoustic #martinguitar #abergavenny #ovguitars

12/06/2020

Here's the link to the tshirt in yesterdays post:
https://ov-guitars.co.uk/product/forest-of-fern-and-ivy-guitar-tee-t-shirt/
Thanks again for the interest as well as the support during this time. Much appreciated ❤️
I'm open for appointments every afternoon starting Mon 15th June.

10/06/2020

I’m likely to be opening again, afternoons only, from Monday 15th June. Appointments only though please!
Thank you to everyone who has supported myself and my business. All the guys who bought vouchers are first in the queue!
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Also plenty of Slinkys and Earthwounds available at all times, just give me a shout!
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#luthier #guitar #guitarsetup #guitarrepair #guitartech #abergavenny #wales

v13.net 03/05/2020

Sweet Ignitions Will “HOOK” You In with Their New Single and Video [Premiere] - V13.net

v13.net Article Views: 25 Sweet Ignitions are intent on making a fan of you today with the premiere of their brand new music video for their song “HOOK.” A mainstay of their live concert set for quite some time now, the dudes finally judged it to be the right time to do a proper release of

01/05/2020

Sunshine Seat, by Dead Bird Tremulous Monk

Listen to this now.
The full Tremulous Monk/Dead Bird catalogue is here.

https://deadbird2.bandcamp.com/album/sunshine-seat

6 track album

29/04/2020

I Miss You - Lyric Video

New from Jon Lilygreen
Most excellent

'I Miss You' An original song by Jon Lilygreen. Mandolin and harmonica played by Scott Bowman. Thanks for listening.

25/04/2020

Schedule is here!

A big thank you to Finn of Finn & The Jacques.

Kyle David Smith of Pay The Man up next at midday.

Then loads more music all afternoon. Thanks for watching, liking, loving, sharing and donating to the musicians and their causes.

12/04/2020

Ben Holland - Videos

Ben Hollands session from Sottkvi Festival this weekend...

ben-holland.co.uk Videos. Ben Holland, a folk artist from London

11/04/2020

Liz Owen

Liz 🔥🦄🔥

Happy Easter guys! Here's another little gig from my home to yours

11/04/2020

Dippin’ in and out today....in between listening to Laura Marlings album 🤩

Good morning folks!

We’ve a amazing day of Cardiff Musicians ahead for you.

Including Tony Bowen of XFM London, Aleighcia Scott of Horizons / Gorwelion and acts from today’s The Big Sesh from our friends at NosDa Hostel & Bar! DJ Veto finishes off the day at 2200 until late.

Then finally a midnight treat from The Porch with Gemini Anderson & Rowan Liggett our Californian Lockdown Cardiffians and their Wonderful host Jules!

We can’t wait!

Come back Sunday at 11am where we catch up with friend Albi (Chris Dent) from New Zealand who toured here in Cardiff a few years back! Followed by another full day of live music!

10/04/2020

Live streams all weekend 🤩

Full day (1pm - 11pm) of live streaming music to announce by midday today!

Then a whole weekend to follow. We’ve got you covered this bank holiday. This weekend we’re also collaborating with acts from NosDa Hostel & Bar planned Big Splash Festival. Plus BBC Radio Wales Bethan Elfyn’s Horizons / Gorwelion project.

Can’t wait to show you all today’s line-up!

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Ov Guitars is Luthier Owen Davies and is part of The Chocolate Factory Guitar Works.

I’ve been making and repairing guitars in Abergavenny for over 25 years, as well as touring Internationally as a road Guitar Tech.

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