Services

Our guitar repair department has an exceptional 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.  Repair terms and conditions can be viewed here.

All repairs over $299 require a 50% deposit.

 

Re-string

  • 6 String Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Banjo - $29

  • 12 String - $39

  • Mandolin - $39

  • Floating Tremolo (e.g., Floyd Rose/Kahler) - $39

  • Rickenbacker 12 String - $49

  • Partial Restring - $5.99 per string

Setup* - Our setups include everything the way it should be.   We go from top to bottom to make sure your guitar is playing right.   We don't play games with different levels of setups.   We just do it right.   Our setups include nut, saddle, truss and intonation adjustments.  We clean and oil the fretboard, polish the frets, and buff the fingerboard. We tighten all hardware and perform a full electronics check and cleaning.  We, of course, restring the instrument as well.  (Strings are not included)*

Express Pass Same Day Setup Adds $25 to Setup Cost.

  • 6 String Guitar $99 (+ $10 for each additional string)

  • Classical Guitar $119

  • 12 String Guitar $119

  • Bass (4 String) or Banjo - $99 (+ $10 for each additional string)

  • Mandolin - $119

  • Floating Tremolo (Floyd Rose/Kahler/Bigsby/Jazzmaster/Jag) - $119

  • Evertune Bridge - $119 (Plus $10 for each additional string)

  • Rickenbackers and 12 Strings - $129

* Strings are not included in the setup charge.

 

Nuts & Saddles*

  • Custom bone intonated saddle - $69

  • Long saddle - $89

  • Custom bone nut - $79

  • 12 String - $99

  • Fill and re-rout saddle slot - Cost per basis

  • Bone nut and saddle blanks - $9

  • Bone saddle + Setup package - $159 (strings and bone blank are additional)

  • Bone nut + Setup package - $169 (strings and bone blank are additional)

  • Bone nut and saddle + Setup package - $219 (strings and bone blanks are additional)

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

 

Bridges

  • Bridge Re-glue - $179

  • Bridge Re-seat - $289

  • New bridge - custom made ebony or rosewood - $329

  • Bridge plate replacement - $299

  • Install Platemate - $89 

Fret Re-dress - includes leveling/recrowning of all frets and setup 

  • Rosewood or Ebony fretboard - $199

  • Maple fretboard - $219

 

Re-fret*

  • Unbound dark wood fretboard - $379

  • Bound fretboard - $449

  • Maple fretboard - $399

  • Partial Re-fret (includes fret redress) - $159 + $15/fret

  • Glue loose fret ends - $75-100

  • File and dress sharp fret ends - $79

     *Stainless Steel adds $59 to quoted Re-Fret Prices

       Vintage instrument prices vary.

Neck Re-set (Includes full Setup)

  • Dove tail joint (e.g., Martin, Gibson, etc.) - $799

  • Taylor (NT neck) - $219

  • Guild - Cost based per guitar

  • Cutaway - Cost based per guitar

 

Crack Repair - $58 per inch

 

Reglue Loose Bracing - $39 - $89 ea

 

Headstock Crack Repair

  • Cracked - $139 - $189 

  • Broken in two - Case by Case

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

 

Acoustic Guitar Pickup Installation*

  • Under saddle or bridgeplate mount - $139

  • Soundhole Pickup (e.g., Rare Earth, M1) - $79

  • Blending / Dual Source Pickups - $159

  • Onboard preamp - $199

       *add $19 for 12-string guitars

 

Electric Wiring *

  • Pickups on Fender or Gibson style solid body - $69 each

  • Replace pots - $59 each 

  • Replace jack on solid body - $39

  • Replace Switch - $49 - 89

  • Archtop wiring - Cost determined case by case.

  • Repair and replace someone else's mess or your own mess -  I will no longer trouble shoot work that is incomprehensible.  A complete re-wire wii be done in this situation - $159 - $229

*Prices do not include parts.

 

Pickguard

  • Remove and replace Martin style - $159

  • Custom Guard - $100 +

  • Install Clear Guard (pre-cut) - $39

  • Install pre-cut tortoiseshell / opaque gaurd - $39

  • Replace Strat-style pickguard - $59

 

Replace Tuning Machines - $59 - $79

(restring labor & tuners not included)

 

Install Strap Button - $19 (strap buttons are additional)

 

Inlay Fretboard Side Dot - $35 for 1st dot, $15 for each additional dot

 

ADDITIONAL SERVICES  

Additional Services are quoted on a per hour basis.   Our hourly charge is $89 an hour and is non-negotiable.   Major repairs and finish work takes time to be done right. 

 

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 best results.