- Dusty Strings is an iconic acoustic instrument shop that also has a great instruction program. They sell a number of instruments and occasionally host a traveling show for new Taylor Guitar offerings.
- Dusty Strings in Fremont is a great place to buy local guitars.
- When I can't repair my own vintage music gear, or the repair is out of my comfort zone- I go to Yellow Bench Repairs. If you can get in his queue, he is easily one of the best vintage synthesizer technicians in the Seattle area. Very friendly and someone you can trust to treat your gear with respect.
- A fantastic, geeky, enthusiastic small business repairing mostly brass instruments such as saxophones. We've been thrilled with the results every time we've used them, great work, inexpensive, perfect results every time.