Chris Tatalias began building guitars at Ibanez initially, moved east to work for Ed Roman at Eastcoast Sound.

And then…

HotRod 6 Strings was born in 2006! Now widely considered to be the East Coast’s coolest (more importantly: nicest) Master Luthier, Chris Tatalias and company restore, repair and make modifications for guitars & basses, from rebuilding them to changing out pickups and electronics.

Chris Tatalias and company constantly perform guitar restorations and modifications for several international touring musicians and treats local customers with equal respect and kindness. Guitar collectors from Manhattan, Boston, Philadelphia, and of course all through Connecticut trust Chris Tatalias with their most prized guitar collections.

Chris’s career in guitars has culminated in his very own brand of custom made guitars: Tatalias Guitars