Repair Prices

Updated May 2020

(All Estimates Free. Electronic Repair Diagnosis Requires Shop Minimum Fee of $25)


Setup:   $70 plus cost of strings

  • Includes neck adjustment, string height set at nut and bridge, intonation set, fingerboard cleaned and/or oiled, frets polished, body polished.

  • All setups include 30 day warranty

  • add $10 for Bigsby guitars

  • add $20 for floyd rose guitars

  • add $20 for mandolin and 12 strings

Fret Dress:  $175

  • Frets leveled, crowned, polished.

  • Setup Included

  • All fret work is performed on a neck jig to guarantee accuracy 

Bone Nut Replacement:  $80

  • Additional cost may apply if neck is bowed, frets worn, or requires other setup work.

  • Lacquer over edges add $60

Compensated Bone Saddle Replacement: $80

  • Additional cost may apply if neck is bowed, or requires other setup work.

Nut/Saddle Replacement:  $150

  • Additional setup cost may apply

Electronics: Normally we bill per hour ($70) plus cost of parts

  • Strat: $85 plus parts

  • Tele: $75 plus parts

  • Les Paul: $90 plus parts

  • Archtop Guitars with no rear access require a $50 upcharge. We like to call this a “nuisance tax.”

    • Ex., Gibson 335: $130, plus parts

  • Jack/Pot replacement: $30, plus parts

Acoustic Guitar Bridge Reset:  $150 and up by quote

  • Remove, refit, re-glue old bridge.

  • Add $40 for 12 string

Crack Repair:  $30 per inch or by quote

  • Price includes minor touchup. Touchup does not guarantee an invisible repair.

Headstock Crack Repair: $150 and up by quote

  • Includes touchup. Repair won’t always be invisible, but finish will be smoothed out.

Tuner Replacement: $50 and up by quote

Refret: $400 and up

  • add $50 for Maple Fingerboard, Bound Fingerboard, Stainless Steel Frets

  • All fretwork done on a custom neck jig to ensure the best possible work.

Acoustic Guitar Neck Reset:  $475 and up by quote

  • includes compensated bone saddle and nut

  • refret recommended with neck reset

Routing: $100 and up by quote


Chip/Ding Repair: $75 and up by quote

  • Does not include finish touchup

Finish Touchup: $125 and up by quote

Guitar Refinishing (not currently accepting refinishing jobs unless it is a vintage restoration):

  • All refinish work is at our discretion with preference being given to vintage restoration.

  • Please bring in any guitar you wish to have refinished stripped and sanded to at least 320 grit. If this is not possible, we can strip it, but there will be an upcharge:

    • Strip lacquer finish/prep wood:  $150

    • Strip polyurethane/prep wood: $250


  • Body finishing

    • Thin polyurethane: $350

    • 100% nitrocellulose lacquer: $375

      • This process will slow down work time, please allow 8-12 weeks


  • Two or three tone sunbursts: $450

  • Metallics: $450 and up by quote


Relic Work: $300 and up by quote


Custom Pickup Winding:

  • Hand wound in house

  • Can be wound to your desired specs


Partscasters: So you’ve got a guitar you’ve been dreaming up and have all your parts. The last bit of work involved can be very daunting and require the work of professional luthiers. We can offer finishing services, fretting, hardware installation and electronics work to get your guitar playing great. $250 and up by quote.


If you don’t see a repair or modification listed, they’re probably available. Just give us a call and we’ll chat.


Ask about discounts on combined repairs.


All repair  work is 100% guaranteed. If you have any issues, please contact us and we will address them.