Repair prices as of January 2021

 

  • minimum labor charge:  $5
  • *With any repair involving glue or manufaturing parts we need to see the instrument before an extact quote can be given
  • estimates:  No charge
  • General Labor: $50 an hour
  • Set up (includes re-string, action, intonation, cleaning and electronics check + bulk strings included) Guitar: $50, Violin: $40, Banjo: $50, Mandolin: $45

Action

  • lower nut:  $20
  • lower saddle:  $20
  • bridge glue:  $40 *
  • bridge with pickup:  $40 *
  • violin, shape:  $25 *

Change strings

  • each:  $3 + strings
  • steel string guitar:  $15 + strings
  • Floyd Rose: $30 + Strings
  • classical guitar:  $15 + strings
  • 12-string guitar:  $20 + strings
  • mandolin:  $15 + strings
  • violin:  $15 + strings
  • banjo:  $10 + strings

Cleaning

  • clean instrument: $20

Cracks

  • *cracked headstock:  minimum $35 depending of estimate *
  • *cracks and seams: Minimum $35 first crack, subsequent cracks: $10 *

Intonation

  • intonation, regular:  $20 *
  • Floyd Rose:  $40*

Fingerboard

  • clean:  $15
  • level and recrown frets: rosewood fingerboard:  $90, maple and finished:  $100
  • refret:  $150-200

Heads

  • banjo mylar:  $25 labor
  • banjo skin:  $40 labor *
  • kit drum:  $20 labor
  • snare side:  $15 labor

Jacks

  • jack, resolder:  $20
  • install regular guitar jack:  $30 + jack
  • install panel jack:  $45 + jack

Nuts

  • guitar:  $35 includes nut *
  • 12-string guitar:  $45 includes nut *
  • mandolin:  $45 includes nut *
  • violin:  $20-$25 includes nut *

Pickups, install

  • transducer:  $45
  • Highlander:  $35
  • no rout:  $40 each pickup
  • with routing: * $60 each pickup

Potentiometer

  • solder $20
  • push-pull pot:  $30
  • thin hollow-body:  $60

Tuners

  • install: $20
  • Sperzels:  $25 labor
  • violin, set:  $25 labor

Misc

  • railroad spikes:  $10 first one, $5 subsequent
  • saddle:  *$25 (includes saddle)
  • sound post:  $25
  • switch, solder:  $20
  • truss rod, adjust:  $10 – $15
  • tune autoharp:  $25

Cursing and Swearing is an extra $5