General Base Pricing for Repair Services

   
   

 

Repair


Price

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

$30


Set-ups and 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

+$60 to given setup price (Set up is MANDATORY for fret level unless otherwise stated by customer.)



Maintenance and small adjustments

Price

Price with 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

$15

Filling nut slot


$15 ($3 for each additional)


Included in setup

Keyholing Bridge pin slots

$5-15

Included in setup

Lower nut slots

$10

Included in setup

Clean Electronics

$15-20

Included in setup

Dowel and drill strap button

$10 per strap button

$5 per strap button

Strap button install

$20

$10

Shimming Neck

$20

$10

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)

$60

$50

Pick guard mounting, cutting, and shaping required

$30-50


$25-40


Pick guard mounting LP style

$10

$5

Pick guard mounting Strat style

$30

$20

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

$100

$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

$60


Cap bridge plate

$100


Replace bridge plate

$225


Build new bridge

$300+ (must quote)


Balance output on acoustic pickup

$20


Keyhole bridge

$20


Bridges (Electric)



Mount New Bridge, Tune-o-matic or strat hard tail

$20



Mount New Tremolo (Strat, Floyd Rose, ect.)

$20


Mount Bass Bridge

$20


Mount Tele Bridge

$20


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

Hollow body add on

1 Pickup install

2+ Pickup install

Repairing/ Rewinding Pickups (single coil)

Repairing/ Rewinding Pickups (Humbucker)

Route Body for cavity flat top

Route Body for cavity arch top




$20


$20-60


$50


$70



$125



$175



$90 (1st route, +$50 per additional)



$100 (1st route, +$55 per additional)
























EMG install

$100


Acoustic Pickup install, under saddle (requires setup)




$120

Acoustic Pickup install, k&k

Sound hole pickup install

Clean electronics (Top load strat style)

Clean electronics (Back load)

Replace pot

$80


$40


$20



$15


$40(+$15 per additional pot)

$50

Replace Jack

$25


Re-solder Jack


$10


Push pull pot install

$40(+$25 each additional)


Tap switch install

$30


Shield guitar cavity, copper tape

$70


Replace switch

$40


Shield guitar cavity, paint

$80


Taylor ES replacement

$90


Total Re-wire (Regular)

$125-200


Total Re-wire (Hollow body)

$160-20


Install sustainer system

$200+(must quote)


Frets and Fingerboards



Fret end file


$20-50 (depending on severity





Fret level, re-crown and fret ends

$125

$100

Re-crown only

$40


Re-seat fret

$15 (+10 each additional)


Skunk strip level and crown

$90

$60

Scallop fret board, no re-finishing

$400


Scallop fret board, with re-finishing

$550


Partial Re-frets (includes fret level, re-crown, and setup)

1st Fret





$140 (+10 per additional up to 9)


Guitar with binding

+$20 to given price


Full Re-Fret



Unbound rosewood or ebony (or any unfinished fretboard)

$325


Unbound [finished] maple

$350


Bound rosewood or ebony (or any unfinished fretboard)

$350


Bound maple (or any finished fretboard)

$360


New nut with re-fret

$60


New nut with re-fret, 12-string

$85


Re-finishing fingerboard with re-fret, gloss

$175


RE-finishing fingerboard with re-fret, satin

$100


Oil finish with re-fret

$40


Stainless steel/ Evo fret wire upcharge

$80


Fingerboards



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

$600 +


Necks



Mounting neck, no drilling

$40

$20

Mounting neck, with drilling

$60

$40

Dowell and drill stripped neck

$45

$30

Replace/fix truss rod

$600+


Build neck

Must quote


Neck Re-sets



Traditional Dove-Tail, no binding

$400-450


Guild, Gibson acoustic, or touch up

$600-650


Taylor (Pre NT or other bolt on)

$225-250


Taylor NT neck

$100-125


Les Paul

$550


SG guitars no binding

$500


Hollow bodies or Arch tops

$600-650


Any guitar with binding

+$25


Cracks and Structural



CA seal crack (finish only no touch up)



1-3”

$90-100


3-6”

$115-125


+6”

Must quote


Glue crack (includes cleating and touch up)



1-3”

$175


3-6”

$200


+6”

Must quote


Glue crack (includes splint cleating and touch up)



1-3”

$200-250


3-6”

$250-300


+6”

Must quote


Headstock re-glue, no touch up

$100-125


Headstock off, no splines

$150+


Headstock off, with splines

$700 + must quote


Re-building headstock

$750 + must quote


Loose brace re-glue

$45-50 each (+$35 per each additional)


Off brace re-glue

$65 +


Brace, build and replace

$80-100


Paint and touch up



Buffing and sanding



Buffing out top, acoustic

$60


Buffing out top, electric

$80


Buffing out whole guitar, acoustic

$100-120


Buffing out whole guitar, electric

$150


Wet sand and buff out top, acoustic

$100


Wet sand and buff out top, electric

$120


Wet sand and buff out whole guitar, acoustic

$200


Wet sand and buff out whole guitar, electric

$225


Refinish



Touch up

$150+


Drop fill

$75+


CA glue touch up

$50+


Finish neck

$275-300


Re-finish top (not including bridge removal on acoustics)

$400


Re-finish top on Martin (or similar requiring neck, bridge, and pickguard removal)

$800-850


Re-finish side

$200+


Re-finish back

$250-300


Re-finish headstock

$100+


Re-finish headstock with color matching and re-decaling

$250


Clear over headstock

$100


Total Re-finish



Remove polyurethane paint

+ $100


Metallic

+ $75


White finish

+ $75


Candy colors

+ $700


Sunburst

+ $150


with binding and color on neck

+ $75


With body binding and color, per side

+ $100


Custom aging job

+ $150-300


Bolt on, Fender style body only

$550-600


Bolt on, Fender style neck and body

$750


Set neck body and neck

$750


Set neck with binding on body and neck

$850


Martin or similar guitars (requiring neck bridge and pickup removal)

$950+


Acoustic refinish (requiring bridge and pickup removal)

$750+


Clear coat gloss (over body only)

$400


Clear coat satin (over body only)

$300


Custom pickguard and inlays



Strat Style pickguard

$100-150 (plus material)


LP or Arch top style

$75-100 (plus material)


Custom style

$150 + (plus material)


Hand cut acoustic pickguard

$75 (plus material)


Mounting precut acoustic pickguard

$25-30


Backslash control plate

$35-50


Inlay dots, full fingerboard (10 dots), Rosewood or ebony

$175 (plus material)


Inlay dots, full fingerboard (10 dots), maple (maple includes touch up)

$275 (plus material)


Inlay single dot

$50 (plus material)


Inlay side dot, full board, no touch up needed

$100


Inlay side dot, full board, with touch up

$175-200


Inlay trapezoid or block inlays with re-fret

$675 (plus material)


Custom inlay


Must quote (plus material)