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Musical Instruments & Gear - Non-working

Consider reuse or repair before disposal. DIY repair resources through iFixit.


Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Aantone's Music 36601 Newark Blvd # 11 Newark Repair Free Drop-off
Adam's string shack 347 Moraga Ave Piedmont Repair Free Drop-off
All Better Guitar Repair 729 Heinz Ave Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Allegro Music 3115 Walnut Ave Fremont Repair Free Drop-off
Axis Guitar Repair & Restoration 1255 21st St Oakland Repair Free Drop-off
Best Instrument Repair Co 564 14th St Oakland Repair Free Drop-off
BJR Guitars 1800 Ferry Point Alameda Repair Paid Drop-off
C & L Music 2395 Monument Blvd.
Building B
Concord Repair Paid Drop-off
DaSilva Ukulele Co. 2547 Eighth St Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Denzil's Piano Service 1064 Fargo Ave San Leandro Repair Free Drop-off
East Bay Guitar Repair 4600 Adeline St #116 Emeryville Repair Free Drop-off
Fix It Clinic (In-person & Virtual) Berkeley Repair Free Mail-in Self-repair through the Global Fixers Server on Discord or through Zoom FixIt Clinics.
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Landfill Paid Pick-up Consider reuse or repair before disposal.
Gryphon Stringed Instruments 211 Lambert Ave Palo Alto Repair Paid Drop-off Repairs: Stringed Instuments, Electric Guitar repairs, Body Restoration, Neck Frets. Call to make an appointment.
Guitar Center 1280 Willow Pass Rd. Concord Repair Buyback Drop-off
Guitar Center Repairs 2880 Dublin Blvd Dublin Repair Free Drop-off
Guitar Center Repairs 5925 Shellmound St Emeryville Repair Free Drop-off
Guitar Tech 2600 Woolsey St Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
iFixit San Luis Obisbo Repair Free Mail-in DIY repair instructions
Ifshin Violins 6420 Fairmount Ave El Cerrito Repair Free Drop-off

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