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Joe Mendel

Chesterfield, MO, USA

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Luthier Since: 1985

Listing Created: 5/28/2012
Listing Updated: 5/29/2012

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I have been building and repairing fretted instruments since 1985. I have repaired for several stores in the St. Louis, MO area for several years, and am now mostly building, though still do many repairs. I have been building 12" open back banjos with all wood rims for about 5 years.
I also build octave mandolins, mandolas and mandolins, ukuleles and guitars.

I have written builder interviews for Mel Bay's and

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Joe does excellent work at a very reasonable price. A really great guy! The fret work he did on my banjo is absolutely flawless! - billlink

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