Welcome to The Music Gallery

Gear, Repairs, Service, & Lessons
on Chicago's North Shore since 1974.

Hours of operation -
Mon - Thur: 12P - 7P
Fri: 12P - 6P
Sat: 10A - 5P

Holiday Hours
Christmas Eve Hours: 10 am - 3:30 pm
Closed Monday, Dec 26th.

New Years Eve Hours: 10 am - 3:30 pm
Closed Monday, January 2nd.

Feel free to contact us via....
Phone: 847-432-6350
Email: musicglry@gmail.com
And via the Chat Window in the low right corner of our website.

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The Great Neck Debate: Thick or Thin.

The Great Neck Debate: Thick or Thin.

We will focus on neck depth since that is the critical spec in the thin vs. fat conversation. Depth is measured from the face of the fingerboard through to the deepest part on the back of the neck. This area provides the deepest measurable part of a neck. We measure neck depth using a digital caliper with the strings either removed or pulled to the side. Including the strings in this measurement will bloat depth measurements considerably.  
What is The Janka Hardness Scale?

What is The Janka Hardness Scale?

If you have spent any time perusing Matt’s Blog, or our guitar listings, you may have come across my articles about specific tone woods like Alder, Ash, Spruce, Maple, Ebony, etc. A term that comes up in all those articles is Janka Scale. In the simplest of terms, Janka = hardness. The Janka Test is a rating, or ranking system, for how hard different woods are.
So, you wanna build a Partscaster: Making Mr. Burgundy

So, you wanna build a Partscaster: Making Mr. Burgundy

On this edition of Matt’s Blog, I’m going to cover in tedious, over-bearing, nuanced detail, mind you, my latest Partscaster build! If you’ve chatted with me in the store there is a good chance I have bored you with mansplanations surrounding my various ventures down Partscaster Way. Well, get ready for one in written form!

Hours and Location

Monday - Thursday: 12pm - 7pm
Friday: 12pm - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed

Phone: 847-432-6350
2558 Green Bay Road,
Highland Park, IL 60035