Shamisen Repair

Shamisen Repairs

Do you have a friend or family member with an antique shamisen sitting broken and dusty in the closet? Is your own shamisen in such disrepair, it’s unplayable? Even though a shamisen is broken into many pieces, often it can be restored to a shiny and like-new condition.

The wonders of restoration

Since 2006, Kyle Abbott has built ten shamisen by hand, and has repaired hundreds more. Take a look at two shamisen, both arrived at Bachido HQ with a ruptured skin and broken joints. With careful work, Kyle restored them to new condition with a fresh, resonant tone!

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