product types: 

  • acoustic guitars
  • bass guitars
  • electric guitars


Tom RIbbecke has been building and repairing guitars and basses in the San Francisco bay area since 1974. Ribbecke moved from New York to San Francisco in the early 1970s and opened his first lutherie shop in the Mission district. After ten years, and thousands of repairs and custom builds for clients, he closed the shop in order to fcous on Commission building. Ribbecke was President of the board of directors of the Association of Stringed Instrument Artisans (ASIA) and his instruments have been featured in the Scott Chinery Blue Guitar Collection for the Smithsonian and in the Boston Museum.

Source: Ribbecke website (14 November 2017)


Ribbecke Guitars
PO Box 2215
95448 Healdsburg , CA
United States
California US