We are a family & owned operated music store in Catonsville since 1960. We specialize in acoustic stringed instruments, guitars, banjos, mandolins, fiddles, etc. full line of books & acc. We are a full service instrument repair facility & warranty repair center for Taylor & Martin Guitars. We offer private music lessons.
Cloverhill Yarn Shop's owner and experienced instructor imparts students of all ages, genders, and experience levels with needlework know-how via two-hour beginning knitting classes. Under the masterful tutelage of the shop's owner, neophyte knitters construct simple, but effectively neck-containing buttonhole scarves with cast-on, knit a stitch, purl stitch, and cast-off techniques. Pupils can experiment with an array of different colors and yarn types and, with class sizes capped at four–eight students, receive ample individual attention and private access to the minds of master knitters. Although students won't complete their project by the end of class, they leave with the in-house patterns to finish their project at home and may return for help at any time.
While other children were playing outside Charlene Randolph's bedroom window, she was buried in her coloring books, scribbling intently with her crayons. This passion for two-dimensional art led her to take a slew of illustration classes in high school, but it wasn't until college that she discovered the clay medium and the world of functional, three-dimensional art. Tossing her canvases and drawing pencils to the side, Charlene became the primary instructor at The ClayGround Studio & Gallery, a BYOB workshop that provides novice potters with all the tools, materials, and fire-breathing abilities needed to craft stoneware art. Charlene's own masterpieces are available for purchase through the studio's website or at various boutiques and galleries across the country.
The Hook Up’s technicians give electronic devices large and small a new lease on life. The team repairs touch screens, digitizers, lenses, and buttons to restore broken smartphones and tablets to like-new conditions. Gaming consoles made unplayable by freezes can once again take their place inside the living room after visits to The Hook Up. Though their primary focus is on repairs, the staff also stocks a variety of smartphone and tablet accessories, with an entire wall full of cases for all the different cellphone brands and models. They also carry batteries, as well as data cables that enable phones and computers to communicate without the lag of postcards.
The photo-transfer techs at MetalPixs have the technology to rebuild fragile paper-based photos into sleek metallic keepsakes, printed on a sturdy aluminum surface. High-resolution scanners recapture the colors, lines, and imprisoned souls of traditional prints before they're enlarged. For photos in need of enhancing, MetalPixs will remove redeye, balance color, and correct brightness and contrast gratis if asked nicely at checkout. MetalPixs ships pics for free, and guarantees a 100% refund if customers are unsatisfied.
Since 2005, friendly book monarchs John and Kathy Byer have built a browser's kingdom of more than 15,000 books, recently adding legions of DVDs, CDs, and vinyl to their burgeoning empire. Each hardcover and paperback comes neatly arranged by type, from romance to children's books to science fiction, and they range from 50%–80% off the suggested retail price. Nostalgic VJs and cash-strapped Frisbee dogs will happily sniff through the DVD selection ($4 per disc), the sisterly compact discs ($4.95), and their great-uncle vinyl ($3.99). New trades occur weekly, rendering Second Edition a valuable hub for anyone looking to pan for gently used gold, dog-eared Newbery Medals, or gently-eared dog gold.