Price Guide


Acoustic

 

JOB

TYPE

PRICE

Restring and clean* 6-string $30
12-string $40
Polish frets $20 additional
Strap button install $15
Setup* 6-string $50
12-string $70
Premium Setup includes nut slots, intonation, and mirror polish frets $80-100
Fret Level, Crown & Polish* standard $100-150
with Setup (“The Works”) $160-200
Fret gluing and clamping $5 each fret (restring required)
Fret end dressing* $50, $30 w/ LCP
New nut 6-string, bone $80
12-string, bone $100
6-string, pre-made $50
12-string, pre-made $60
New saddle bone compensated $70
pre-made $40
Premium Setup with…* bone nut $130
bone saddle $100
both bone nut and saddle $160
Fill & re-cut saddle slot (includes new bone saddle) $220
Pick-up install inside mount $60
under saddle $80-140
Tuning machine install simple exchange $40
with reaming $60
Pick-guard install pre-made $40
custom made $90 & up
Pick-guard re-attachment re-glue to top $80
re-attach to finished top $60
Bridge re-glue* just re-glue $80
removal and re-glue $120 & up
Bridge installation* pre-made $140
custom made, incl. new saddle and setup $280 & up
Bridge plate repair veneer repair $80
removal and new maple/rosewood $180 & up
with laminated bridge plate $40 additional
Brace glue first $40
each additional $30
Bridge crack glue $40 & up
Crack Repair humidify and cleat crack (structural only) $100 up to 3″, $20 per 2″ additional
with finish touch-up See “Touch-Up” Below
full splint, requires finish touch-up $140-200, plus “Touch-Up” Below
Headstock break glue* (touch up not included) $80-160
with finish touch-up See “Touch-Up” Below
Glue loose fingerboard $60 & up
Glue top or back to side $60 & up
Glue & pin heel $60
Glue binding $60 & up
Refret* Rosewood or ebony $350, $425 bound
Compression fretting (no adjustable truss rod) $450 & up
finished maple neck (Fender style) $495.00
Neck reset* Glued dovetail $450 & up
Bolt on neck $250 & up
Taylor bolt-on $120 & up
Touch-ups Fill, level & buff $80-160
color, spray & buff $180 & up
Hide Glue** $20 & up

Electric Guitar and Bass

 

JOB

TYPE

PRICE

Restring and clean* Standard 6-string $30
Locking trem (Floyd Rose etc.) $40
12-string $35
polish frets with strobe intonation $25 additional
Strap button install standard $15
strap-locks $20 & up
Setup* Standard 6-string guitar, 4-string bass $50
Locking tremolo $60
12-string guitar, 5-string bass $60
Premium Setup* includes nut slots, intonation, and mirror polish frets $30
Restore hardware Dirty or frozen hardware $10-30
New nut 6-string, 4-string bass, bone $80
12-string, up to 6-string bass, bone $120
6-string, 4-string bass, pre-made $50
12-string, up to 6-string bass, pre-made $70
Set-up with…* new bone nut $130
Fret gluing & clamping $5 each fret (restring required)
Fret Level, Crown & Polish* Standard $100-150
 with Setup (“The Works”) $160-200
Glue Loose frets before LCP $10-30
Fret end dressing*  for sharp ends that stick out $50, $30 w/ LCP
Refret* Unfinished (Rosewood, ebony, etc.) $350, $425 bound
Lacquered fingerboard $495
stainless steel frets $130 additional
Headstock break glue* (touch up not included) $80-120
with touch-up See “Touch-Up” Below
Install Bridge* Tune-o-matic $30
Floyd Rose, Evertune $350 & up
Install pick-guard Pre-made $40 & up
Custom $90 & up
Install pick-ups Solid body $40
Each additional $20
Hollow body $20+ upcharge
Active $60
Rout for pick-up $80-$120
Wax Pot pick-ups Single coils $60
Humbuckers with cover $80
Replace jack $20-30
Replace switch or pot $40, $20 each additional
Rewire solid body $120 & up
hollow body $160 & up
Shield $60 & up
Touch-ups Fill, level & buff $60 -160
Match color, spray & buff $180 & up
Hide Glue** $20 & up

Other Stringed Instruments


MANDOLIN


JOB

TYPE

PRICE

Restring and clean* $30
Setup* $80
New nut bone $120
Set-up with…* new bone nut $150
Fret gluing & clamping $30 plus $5 each fret
Fret Level, Crown & Polish* standard $100-150
with Setup (“The Works”) $160-$200
Fret end dressing  for sharp ends that stick out $50, $30 with LCP
Refret* $350 & up
Crack Repair humidify and one cleat $100
each additional cleat $20 each
full splint with touch-up $140 & up 
Headstock break glue* (touch up not included) $80-160
with touch-up See “Touch-Up” Below
Glue loose fingerboard $60 & up
Glue top or back to side $60 & up
Glue binding $60 & up
Touch-ups Fill, level & buff $80 -160
Match color, spray & buff $180 & up
Hide Glue** 20 & up

BANJO


JOB

TYPE

PRICE

Restring and clean* $30
Setup* $80
New nut bone $80, $50 5th string
Set-up with…* new bone nut $120.00
Fret gluing & clamping $5 each fret (restring required)
Fret Level, Crown & Polish* standard $100-150
with Setup (“The Works”) $160-200
Fret end dressing $50, $30w/ LCP
Refret* $350, $425 bound
Peghead break glue* (touch up not included) $80-160
with touch-up See “Touch-Up” Below
Install 5th string tuning peg $30
Head replacement plastic (includes setup) $100
Touch-ups Fill, level & buff $80-160.00
Match color, spray & buff $180 & up
Hide Glue** $20 & up

*All jobs marked with an asterisk include a complementary “restring and clean” (a $25+ value).

**Hide Glue Note – I am fully experienced and equipped to do any of the above repairs with all-natural hide glue. I strongly recommend this for all instruments originally constructed with hide glue and for customers who want a superior wood joint.

Pricing is for labor only and reflects a $60/hour service charge. Strings and other required parts are not included in the above pricing. Examples: Strings ~$6-15, Bone nut or saddle material ~$5-10, Fret wire ~$10 for standard, $25 for EVO gold or stainless.