Repair department shop rate is $65/hr. Typical turnaround is 3-5 days. Expedited/rush service may be available for $85/hr. On a case by case basis.
SET UP SPECIALS:
Acoustic/ Nylon string Guitar: $45
Electric Guitar: $50
12—string or floating tremolo: $60
Electric bass: $50
Includes neck adjustment, nut & saddle chack, polish frets, clean & treat fingerboard with our own proprietary lemon oil based compound, clean top of instrument, test and tighten tuning machines, test electronics, restring, intonate. We use D'Addario EJ26 Custom Light acoustic strings, or EXL110 Regular Light electric guitar strings, unless otherwise specified. Cost of strings is in addition to set-up price.
RESTRING GUITAR, VIOLIN/VIOLA, BANJO, DULCIMER, UKULELE: $20
Includes clean & treat fingerboard with our own proprietary lemon oil based compound, clean top of instrument, test and tighten tuning machines. Cost of strings is in addition to restring price. Add $7 for 12-string, floating tremolo. Add $3 if you provide strings not from our store.
VIOLINCELLO, MANDOLIN, & UPRIGHT BASS $25
Includes all of above, plus bridge adjustment.
CRACK REPAIR: priced by quote
Seam cracks w/out binding: $7 per inch. Top cracks: apply cleats or spline where necessary, $13 per inch. Cosmetic work is additional.
PLASTIC NUT OR SADDLE REPLACEMENT $35
Includes setting string height at nut and/or saddle
CUSTOM NUT OR SADDLES: $85+
Materials available: bone, nubone, corian, brasss or ebony.
Handmade nuts and saddles are custom cut to the individual instrument. They are spaced and notched to conform to standard setup. Add $15 for 12-string.
VIOLIN/VIOLA BRIDGE REPLACEMENT: $45
We use high grade bridge blanks aged over 25 years. Let us know if you want a specific brand. Add $20 for professional voicing.
VIOLINCELLO BRIDGE REPLACEMENT: $125
CONTRABASS BRIDGE REPLACEMENT: $185
RE-GLUE BRIDGE (FRETTED): $75+
Remove and re-shape existing bridge, check bridge plate and interior braces, ream pin slots, touch up finish if needed. If needed, the cost of replacement bridge is additional.
REPLACE TUNERS: $40+
May include enlarging post holes, filling screw holes, adding string trees, finish touch-up. Individual tuner replacement (not recommended, no guaranteed matching) $25ea. Cost of tuners additional.
INPUT JACK REPLACEMENT: $25
New ¼ inch jack included
Dovetail (Martin type) $250+
Based on traditional neck joint reset. Steam heat neck pocket. Re-shape heel/slot. Shim fingerboard if needed, reglue.
Bolt-On (Taylor, Godin, etc.) $50+
TRUSS ROD ADJUSTMENT (Set-up recommended) $20
FRET LEVELING: $80+
A first step before re-fretting, leveling can remove grooves and uneven surfaces on fret boards. It can also remove sharp edges from fret ends. Amount of work decided on a case by case basis.
RE-FRETTING: $15 per fret + setup (fret leveling)
Includes matching frets, shaping, crowing and polishing.
Add $50 to total for bound necks or maple fingerboards.
HEADSTOCK CRACK REPAIR: $120+
Apply spline if necessary. Glue, clamp and set neck angle, fill damaged areas, sand smooth, touch up finish, restring and test. Some evidence of cracks may still be visible after repair.
For simple repair on newly damaged neck (no touch up): $65+
For guitars valued at under $100 (glue and clamp) $35+
REPLACE VOLUME/TONE POT OR SWITCH: $37.50 per pot
CLEAN (DEOXIT) POTS & SWITCHES: $20
ELECTRONICS DIAGNOSTIC: $37.50 minimum fee
ACOUSTIC PICKUP INSTALL $100
Includes setup! Pickup cost is in addition to installation price.
ELECTRIC PICKUP INSTALL
1 Pickup ` $35
2 Pickups $50
3 Pickups $60
FULL REWIRE $100
Includes setup. Pickup cost is in addition to installation price. Pots, jacks, switches seperate. There will be a 50% upcharge for semi-hollows/F-holes
INSTALL STRAP BUTTON $12
Button is included.
Contrabass (upright) $65
REPLACE BOW GRIP
Includes leather replacement. Silver or nylon winding is additional.
REPLACE BOW TIP: $65 (vln/vla) $75 (clo) $85 (bass)
REPLACE FROG $45 (vln/vla) $85 (clo) $125 (bass)
REPLACE CHINREST $30 (vln/vla)
REPLACE TAILPIECE $35 (vln/vla) $75 (clo) $105 (bass)
FINE TUNERS (EA.) $8 (vln/vla) $15 (clo) $35 (bass)
SOUNDPOST REPLACEMENT $20 (vln/vla) $35(clo) $65 (bass)
ANY OTHER REPAIRS BY QUOTE