Acoustic

JOB

TYPE

PRICE

Restring and clean* 6-string $25.00
12-string $30.00
Polish frets $20.00 additional
Strap button install $10.00
Setup* 6-string $60.00
12-string $80.00
Fret gluing and clamping* $25 plus $5 each fret
Fret Level, Crown & Polish* standard $80.00
with Setup (“The Works”) $120.00-140.00
Katana system (LCP under string tension, includes setup) $180.00
Fret end dressing* $40.00, $30.00 w/ LCP
New nut* 6-string, bone $80.00
12-string, bone $100.00
6-string, pre-made $50.00
12-string, pre-made $60.00
New saddle* bone $60.00
pre-made $40.00
Setup with…* bone nut $120.00
bone saddle $100.00
both bone nut and saddle $160.00
Fill & re-cut saddle slot (includes new bone saddle) $180.00
Pick-up install inside mount $60.00
under saddle $80.00-140.00
Tuning machine install* simple exchange $40.00
with reaming $60.00
Pick-guard install pre-made $40.00
custom made $90.00 & up
Pick-guard re-attachment re-glue to top $80.00
re-attach to finished top $60.00
Bridge re-glue* just re-glue $80.00
removal and re-glue $120.00 & up
Bridge installation* pre-made $140.00
custom made, incl. new saddle and setup $280.00 & up
Bridge plate repair veneer repair $80.00
removal and new maple/rosewood* $180.00 & up
with laminated bridge plate* $40.00 additional
Brace glue first $40.00
each additional $30.00
Bridge crack glue $40.00 & up
Crack Repair humidify and cleat crack (structural only) $100.00 up to 3″, $20 per 2″ additional
with finish touch-up See “Touch-Up” Below
full splint, requires finish touch-up $140.00-200.00, plus “Touch-Up” Below
Headstock break glue* (touch up not included) $80.00-160.00
with finish touch-up See “Touch-Up” Below
Glue loose fingerboard $60.00 & up
Glue top or back to side $60.00 & up
Glue & pin heel $60.00
Glue binding $60.00 & up
Refret* Rosewood or ebony $300.00, $320.00 bound
Compression fretting (no adjustable truss rod) $380.00 & up
with inset globe ends (gypsy style) $100.00 additional
Neck reset* Glued dovetail $320.00 & up
Bolt on neck $220.00 & up
Taylor bolt-on $120.00 & up
Touch-ups Fill, level & buff $80.00-160.00
color, spray & buff $180.00 & up
Hide Glue** $15.00 & up

Electric Guitar and Bass

JOB

TYPE

PRICE

Restring and clean* Standard 6-string $25.00
Locking trem (Floyd Rose etc.) $35.00
12-string $35.00
polish frets with strobe intonation $20.00 additional
Strap button install standard $10.00
strap-locks 15.00 & up
Setup* Standard 6-string guitar, 4-string bass $60.00
Locking tremolo $80.00
12-string guitar, 5-string bass $80.00
Restore bridge $30.00
Truss rod adjust $10.00-30.00
New nut* 6-string, 4-string bass, bone $80.00
12-string, up to 6-string bass, bone $100.00
6-string, 4-string bass, pre-made $50.00
12-string, up to 6-string bass, pre-made $60.00
Set-up with…* new bone nut $120.00-140.00
Fret gluing & clamping $25 plus $5 each fret
Fret Level, Crown & Polish* Standard $80.00
 with Setup (“The Works”) $120.00-140.00
Katana system (LCP under actual string tension, includes setup) $180.00
Fret end dressing  for sharp ends that stick out $40.00, $30 w/ LCP
Refret* Unfinished (Rosewood, ebony, etc.) $300.00, $30 additional for bound
Lacquered fingerboard $450.00
with inset “globe” ends $100.00 additional
Headstock break glue* (touch up not included) $80.00-120.00
with touch-up See “Touch-Up” Below
Install Bridge* Tune-o-matic $30.00
Floyd Rose $275.00 & up
Install pick-guard Pre-made $40.00 & up
Custom $90.00 & up
Install pick-ups Solid body $40.00
Each additional $20.00
Hollow body $50.00
Active $60.00
Rout for pick-up $80.00-$120.00
Wax Pot pick-ups Single coils $60.00
Humbuckers with cover $80.00
Replace jack $20.00-30.00
Replace switch or pot $40.00, $20 each additional
Rewire solid body $120.00 & up
hollow body $160.00 & up
Shield $60.00 & up
Touch-ups Fill, level & buff $60.00-120.00
Match color, spray & buff $180.00 & up
Hide Glue** $15.00 & up

Other Stringed Instruments


MANDOLIN


JOB

TYPE

PRICE

Restring and clean* $25.00
Setup* $80.00
New nut bone $80.00-100.00
Set-up with…* new bone nut $120.00-140.00
Fret gluing & clamping $25 plus $5 each fret
Fret Level, Crown & Polish* standard $80.00
with Setup (“The Works”) $120.00-$140.00
Fret end dressing  for sharp ends that stick out $40.00
Refret* $300.00 & up
Crack Repair humidify and one cleat $50.00
each additional cleat $20.00 each
full splint with touch-up $100.00 & up each
Headstock break glue* (touch up not included) $80.00-160.00
with touch-up See “Touch-Up” Below
Glue loose fingerboard $60.00 & up
Glue top or back to side $60.00 & up
Glue binding $60.00 & up
Touch-ups Fill, level & buff $80.00-160.00
Match color, spray & buff $180.00 & up
Hide Glue** 15.00 & up

BANJO


JOB

TYPE

PRICE

Restring and clean* $25.00
Setup* $60.00
New nut bone $80.00
Set-up with…* new bone nut $120.00
Fret gluing & clamping $5 each fret (restring required)
Fret Level, Crown & Polish* standard $80.00
with Setup (“The Works”) $120.00
Fret end dressing $40.00, $30.00 w/ LCP
Refret* $300.00
Peghead break glue* (touch up not included) $50.00-100.00
with touch-up See “Touch-Up” Below
Install 5th string tuning peg $30.00
Head replacement plastic (includes setup) $100.00
Touch-ups Fill, level & buff $40.00-60.00
Match color, spray & buff $120.00 & up
Hide Glue** $15.00 & 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 ~$5, Bone nut or saddle material ~$5, Fret wire ~$10 for standard, $25 for EVO gold or stainless.