Erick Coleman has been repairing guitars for over 25 years out of his shop in Athens, Ohio. As the senior technical advisor at Stewart-MacDonald, Erick participates in the research and development of new tools, writes product instructions, and educates staff. He has conducted numerous guitar repair workshops at the Guild of American Luthiers and Association of Stringed Instrument Artisans conventions, and at the Gallop School’s Northwoods Seminar and Purdue University. A guitarist for nearly four decades, Erick performs regularly with his band the D-Rays.