ReStrings | Setup/FretLevel | Maintenance | Nuts/Saddles | Acoustic Bridges | Electric Bridges
Bridge Install | Routing | Electronics | Frets | Fretboards | Necks | Cracks | Paint | Pickguards | Custom
Repair Price (approximate)

Restrings
  • 6-string, 7-string, 4-5 string bass, ukulele, resonator, lap steel
$20
  • 12-string, mandolin, banjo, Floyd rose, 8 string, classical, 6 string bass, bajo quintos and sextos
$40

Set Ups & Fret Levels
  • (Includes restring, cleaning & conditioning fretboard, light fret buffing, light guitar cleaning, check & clean electronics if necessary, adjust truss rod, adjust nut slots, adjust action height, balance tremolo, set intonation, adjust pickup height)
  • Standard (see $20-string restring list)
$60
  • Advanced (see $30-string restring list)
$70
  • Mandolin and Arch top guitars
$85
  • Rickenbacker Anything
$85
  • Fret Level
+$90 to given setup price (Set up is MANDATORY for fret level unless otherwise stated by customer.)

Maintenance and small adjustments Price (approximate) Price w/ Setup
  • Adjusting Action or intonation
$20 Included with setup
  • Adjust truss rod
$20 Included with setup
  • Blocking both sides of tremolo
$40 $20
  • Blocking one side of tremolo
$30 $20
  • Filling nut slot
$15 ($3 for each additional) Included with setup
  • Keyholing Bridge pin slots
$5-15 Included with setup
  • Lower nut slots
$10 Included with setup
  • Clean Electronics
$15-20 Included with setup
  • Dowel and drill strap button
$15 per strap button $5 per strap button
  • Strap button install
$20 $10
  • Shimming Neck
$80 $40
  • Cleaning dirty guitar or rusty/frozen hardware (requires restring)
$10-40 $10-40
  • Removing Stickers
$15-20 $15-20
  • Drop in tuner mounting
$20 $10
  • Tuner install with reaming and drilling
$40 $30
  • 12-string tuner install
$60 $50
  • Tuner install non-dog ears (ping style)
$50 $40
  • Pick guard mounting, cutting, and shaping required
$30-50 $25-40
  • Pick guard mounting LP style
$10 $5
  • Pick guard mounting Strat style
$40-75 $40-$75

Nuts and Saddles (set up is required unless otherwise specified)
  • Difficult removal of Nut
$10-20 $10-20
  • 6-string bone nut
$80 $140-150
  • 12-string bone nut
$130 $200
  • Mandolin
$120 $190 (Total)
  • Banjo
$70 $140 (Total)
  • Install plastic nut
$50 $110-120 (Total)
  • Graphite
$50 $160-170 (Total)
  • Brass or Steel
$160 $220-230 (Total)
  • Shimming up and re-cutting nut
$30 $25
  • Saddle
$60 $120-130 (Total)
  • Saddle (12-string)
$75 $145 (Total)

Bridges (Acoustic)    
  • Bridge Re-glue
$150  
  • Plane top of bridge
$80  
  • Cap bridge plate
$100  
  • Replace bridge plate
$225  
  • Build new bridge
$300+ (quote)  
  • Keyhole bridge
$20  

Bridges (Electric)    
  • Mount New Bridge, Tune-o-matic or strat hard tail
$40-80  
  • Mount New Tremolo (Strat, Floyd Rose, ect.)
$40-80  
  • Mount Bass Bridge
$40-80  
  • Mount Tele Bridge
$40-80  

Installing Bridges    
  • Tune-o-Matic (Plugging/Drilling holes)
$120-160  
  • Tremolo (Plugging Holes/Carving Route)
$120-180  
  • Bigsby Install
$120  

  • Bigsby Install on Tele
  • Tele (Mounting, drilling holes through body, etc.)

$200

$300

 
  • Bass
$85-120  

Route for Install    
  • Strat (no existing trem)
$300  
  • Floyd Rose Original, with locking nut
$375  

Electronics    
  • Minimum bench fee or diagnosis
$20  
  • Hollow body - add on
$20-60  
  • 1 Pickup install
$50  
  • 2+ Pickup install
$70  
  • Repairing/ Rewinding Pickups (single coil)
$125  
  • Repairing/ Rewinding Pickups (Humbucker)
$175  
  • Route Body for cavity flat top
$150 (1st route, +$75 per additional)  
  • Route Body for cavity arch top
$150 (1st route, +$75 per additional)  
  • EMG install
$100  
  • Acoustic Pickup install, under saddle (requires setup)
  $120
  • Replace Jack
$25  
  • Push/Pull, Tap Toggle, Switch Options, etc...
$60-120  

Frets and Fingerboards
  • Fret end file
$20-50 Free-25
  • Fret level, re-crown and fret ends
$150 125
  • Scallop fret board, no re-finishing
$400  
  • Scallop fret board, with re-finishing
$550  
  • Partial Re-Fret
$140-200  
  • Full Re-Fret
    Unbound rosewood or ebony (or any unfinished fretboard)
$325  
  • Full Re-Fret
    Unbound [finished] maple
$350-550  
  • Full Re-Fret
    Bound rosewood or ebony (or any unfinished fretboard)
$350  
  • Full Re-Fret
    Bound maple (or any finished fretboard)
$350-425  
  • New Bone Nut w/ Re-Fret
$60  
  • Re-finishing fingerboard with re-fret, gloss
$175  
  • Stainless Steel Frets - Add
$150  


Fretboards    
  • Build, Fret and install, unbound rosewood or ebony
$650+  
  • Build, Fret and install, bound rosewood or ebony
$750+  
  • Re-bind fret board, touch up and re-fret
$300-600  

Necks    
  • Custom Neck
Must Quote  
  • Neck Re-Set
$300-700  

Cracks and Structural    
  • CA Crack Seal & Touch-up, no refinish
$100-250  
  • CA Crack Seal & Touch-up, no refinish w/ cleat
$160-300  
  • Headstock re-glue, no touch up
$100-150  
  • Loose brace re-glue
$75-100  

Paint & Touch up    
  • Refinish Unassembled Guitar, No Re-assembly
$300-850  
  • Refinish Assembled Guitar, Re-Assemble
$450-1000  


Custom pickguard and inlays    
  • Strat Style pickguard
$90-140 (plus material)  
  • LP or Arch top style
$75-100 (plus material)  
  • Custom Style
$150 + (plus material)  
  • Inlay dots, full fingerboard (10 dots), Rosewood or ebony
$175 (plus material)  
  • Custom inlay
Must Quote  

Custom Guitar $100-250  
  • From Partially Pre-made Parts
$1000-3000+  
  • From Scratch
$2000-$6000+  
  • Custom Bodies
$300-500+  
  • Custom Necks
A LOT  
     

ReStrings | Setup/FretLevel | Maintenance | Nuts/Saddles | Acoustic Bridges | Electric Bridges
Bridge Install | Routing | Electronics | Frets | Fretboards | Necks | Cracks | Paint | Pickguards | Custom

DeMont Guitars

Specailizing in the repair of vintage Japanese guitars, DeMont has made a name both locally and world-wide as an expert repair shop as well as small manufacturer of musical-related products. In addition, many hard-to-find and vintage parts can be purchased or searched for online or in person.

There are several brands attached to the DeMont name, including Guyatone, Kent, Mono-Plak & Ukulele Threads. DeMont MFG LLC was acquired by DeMont Guitars in 2016, and now operates under one umbrella company: DeMont Guitars LLC.

Currently, products are mainly manufacturered in Oswego, IL USA from local material and lumber. International partnerships also allowo for production and marketing all over the globe.

We Buy Used & Vintage Gear in ANY Condition!