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Guitar Repair & Service

Our Guitar repair department has an excellent reputation for its expertise and meticulous attention to detail.

Below is a list of prices for the most common repairs and custom work.

Please note that the prices listed are labor charges only and do not include strings or parts.

Re-String

• 6 String Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Banjo – $20
•12 String – $30
•Mandolin – $25
•Floating Tremolo (e.g., Floyd Rose/Kahler) – $30
•Rickenbacker 12 String – $40
•Partial Restring – $3.50 per string

Setup*

Includes nut, saddle, truss adjustment, intonation, clean and oil fretboard, polish frets, tightening hardware, cleaning electronics, and re-string.


• 6 String Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Banjo- $70
• 12 String – $85
• Mandolin – $75
• Floating Tremolo (Floyd Rose/Kahler) – $85
• Rickenbacker 12 String – $100


*Strings are not included in the setup charge.

Nuts & Saddles*

• Custom bone intoned saddle – $55
• Long saddle – $75
• Custom bone nut – $65
• 12 String – $80
• Fill and rout saddle slot – $80
• Bone nut and saddle blanks – $8
• Bone saddle + Setup package – $110 (strings and bone blank are additional)
• Bone nut + Setup package – $120 (strings and bone blank are additional)
• Bone nut and saddle + Setup package – $160 (strings and bone blanks are additional)


* Nut and saddle prices do not include the bone blanks.

Bridges

• Lifting Bridge removed & glued – $100
• New bridge (custom made ebony or rosewood) – $250
• Bridge plate replacement – $275
• Install Platemate – $15

Fret Re-dress

Includes leveling/recrowning of all frets and setup.


• Rosewood or Ebony fretboard – $140
• Maple fretboard, 12-String, or Floyd Rose- $160

Re-fret

• Unbound fretboard – $300
• Bound fretboard – $325
• Maple fretboard – $350
• Partial Re-fret (includes fret redress) – $140 + $15/fret
• Glue loose fret ends – $75-100
• File and dress sharp fret ends – $25

Headstock Crack Repair*

• Cracked – $90 – $150
• Broken in two – $400 – $550


*The cost of this repair is determined on a case by case assessment.

Acoustic Guitar Pickup Installation*

• Under saddle or bridge plate mount – $65
• Sound hole Pickup (e.g., Rare Earth, M1) – $55
• Blending / Dual Source Pickups – $75
• Onboard preamp – $140


*add $15 for 12-string guitars

Electric Wiring

• Pickups on Fender or Gibson style solid body – $35 each
• Replace pots – $35 each
• Replace jack on solid body – $25
• Replace Switch – $30 – 60
• Arch-top wiring – PLEASE INQUIRE

Pick Guard

• Remove and replace Martin style – $135
• Custom Guard – $100 +
• Install Clear Guard (pre-cut) – $30
• Install pre-cut tortoiseshell / opaque guard – $15
• Replace Strat-style pick guard – $50

Crack Repair - $20 per inch

Reglue Loose Bracing - $20 - $30 ea

Replace Tuning Machines - $40 - $60

(restring labor not included)

Install Strap Button - $7

(strap buttons are additional)

Inlay Fretboard Side Dot – $15 1st dot

$10 for each additional dot

Additional Services

Detailed Cleaning – All detail cleaning, finish buffing, hardware cleaning costs are determined on a case by case basis.  

Finish Repair – We offer finish touch-up and selective re-finishing (e.g., necks).  All finish work is accepted and quoted on a case by case basis.

Restringing Lessons – If you need a little help with that first restring, you can call on us! This service is available by appointment only with the sales staff.  $20 plus re-string fee and strings.

Packaging Guitars for Shipment – We routinely ship guitars, and we are happy to package your guitar for shipment.  Our professional packing service includes the box and packaging materials ($15 separately).  For liability reasons, we cannot ship your guitar. $35 box and packaging included

Custom/Specialized Repairs – We are always happy to evaluate instruments for repairs that are more specialized (e.g., neck re-contouring, left-hand conversions, etc.).  We accept this sort of work on a case by case basis, and we will decline any repair work where we do not think we can achieve the best results.

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