REPAIR SHOP SERVICE PRICES

We have a top quality, full-service instrument Repair Shop in our store. Come on by with your instrument for a FREE consultation and estimate. Prices listed below are typical for the type of work, however, instruments may require additional work and, therefore, additional cost. Some may require less work, in which case we will charge less. None of the prices include parts.

Our Service Guarantee

  • We will provide an estimate for labor, replacement parts and work completion date for approval BEFORE work begins
  • We will provide an estimate for premium pad overhauls on Flutes, Clarinets, Saxophones and Piccolos, upon request
  • We stand by our work. Customers have 7-days after picking up their instrument to notify us of any questions or concerns about their repair.

Customers are responsible for the cost of replacement parts, with service and parts paid at pick up, and for providing a deposit on an overhaul before work begins.

Hourly shop rate: $95

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FRETTED INSTRUMENTS–Restrings, Setups, Repairs and More!

 

Restrings Start at $40

Restrings on Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Bass Guitars, Mandolins, and Banjos include:

  • Assessment of overall structural/functional quality including electronics (if applicable)
  • Clean frets and fretboard
  • Oil fingerboard (if applicable)
  • Tighten tuners
  • Polish body and neck
  • Restring,* stretch strings, tune
  • Adjust truss rod
  • Check overall playability

12-String Electric or Acoustic +$10
Locking Nut +$20
Autoharp +$110

Ukulele only, $25
*Strings not included

Setups Start at $75

Set ups on Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Bass Guitars, Mandolins, and Banjos include restring* services, plus:

  • Action adjustment including milling of saddle or nut (if applicable)
  • Bridge balance point adjustment (if applicable)
  • Set intonation

Fixed Bridge Electric or 12-String Electric or Acoustic +$25
Floating Bridge +35
Locking Nut +$75
Intonation adjustment only, $35
Locking nut electronic intonation only, $50
Ukulele only, $45
*Strings not included

Other Services for Fretted Instruments Available Upon Request

Estimated costs vary based on the instrument, work and parts required. Bring your instrument in for a FREE consultation and estimate.

Fret Work

  • Partial or full fret mill $100 - $200
  • Partial or full refret $400 - $600

Nut and Crack Repair

  • New nut $50 - $100 + part
  • New saddle $40 - $60 + part
  • Reglue bridge $50
  • Glue cracked headstock/neck $50 - $100
  • Glue cracked or separated top/sides
  • Replace tuners $40 + parts

Miscellaneous Services

  • Truss rod adjustments $10
  • Intonation $30 (requires fresh strings)
  • Neck shim
  • Strap button or strap lock installation $10 per + parts
  • Pick guard install

Guitar Electronics Repair

  • Troubleshooting
  • Cleaning
  • Replace electronic components (+ parts)
    • Potentiometer, switch, jack $35
  • Install pickup (+ cost of parts)
    • One pickup $60
    • Two pickups $90
    • Three pickups $120
    • Installation on semi-hollowbody guitars typically +$50
    • Installation of acoustic guitar pickup system typically $100

Amps Repair

  • Troubleshooting

Keyboards Repair

  • Troubleshooting ($50-$75 minimum bench fee)

Need Custom Work for Your Fretted Instrument?

Looking for something special or a service not listed above? Our technicians are masters at problem solving and repair–whether seemingly tragic events (e.g., broken headstocks–don’t worry, most can be repaired!) or unique customizations (e.g., wanna get creative with your electronics?). Just give us a call or, better yet, bring your instrument in for a FREE consultation and estimate.


 

Woodwinds–Tune Ups, Maintenance and More!

 

Basic Woodwind Tune Up and Maintenance Starts at $95

Basic tune ups on (plastic, metal and wood) Clarinets, Alto Clarinets, Flutes (closed and open hole) and Piccolos include:

  • Air out case
  • Clean tenons
  • Wash and sanitize head joint or mouthpiece
  • Replace key corks and re-seat pads as needed
  • Lubricate pivot screws and hinge rods
  • Adjust and regulate key mechanisms
  • Magnehelic air leak test
  • Play test

Flute Pro Cleaning & Tune Up, Soprano, Alto, or Tenor Saxophone Tune Up +$30

Woodwind Instrument Overhauls, $450 - $1,350

Overhauls on (plastic, metal, and wood) Clarinets, Bass Clarinets, Alto Clarinets, Flutes (closed and open hole), Oboes, Conservatory Model Oboe, Bassoon Baritone Saxophone include basic tune up and maintenance services, plus:

  • Complete disassembly and pro cleaning
  • Replace all pads, corks, and felts
  • Inspect and reface tone holes
  • Swedge keys for proper fit
  • Polish keys
  • Straighten and polish key hinges and hinge rods
  • Level key cups
  • Replace springs where needed
  • Remove minor dents
  • Adjustments and regulation set

Service cost is dependent on the instrument and the material it’s made of. Feel free to give us a call or bring the instrument in for a FREE consultation and estimate.

Tenon/neck/head corks $28-$40

Other Services for Woodwind Instruments Available Upon Request

Estimated costs vary based on the instrument, work and parts required. Bring your instrument in for a FREE consultation and estimate:

  • Complete disassembly and pro cleaningCleaning and hand polishing (Flute and Piccolos only)
  • Head or foot refitting (not including dent or soldering work)
  • Spring replacement
  • Tone hole refacing
  • Braze keys
  • Soft soldering
  • Saxophone dent work
  • Saxophone neck cleaning
  • Crack pinning and refilling

 

Brass–Tune Ups, Maintenance and More!

 

Basic Brass Tune Up, Maintenance and Ultrasonic Cleaning,  $95 - $465

Basic tune ups on (lacquered and silver plate) Trumpets, Cornets, Trombones (including with F attachment), Alto Horns, Flugelhorns, French Horns (Single or Double), Baritone Horns (including 4-valve), Tubas (3 and 4-valve and 4-valve rotary), and Sousaphones include:

  • Cleaning and flushing all parts
  • Grease slides and oil valves
  • Set ports
  • New corks, springs and felts where needed
  • Minor dent work
  • Ultrasonic cleaning: pull stuck bottom caps, complete disassembly of instrument, submerge in Ultrasonic bath, replace valve stem felts, top cap washers and water key corks (2)
  • Magnehelic air leak test
  • Play test

Service cost is dependent on the instrument and the material it’s made of.

Valve and valve casing work is not included in a basic tune up and is estimated separately.

Ultrasonic cleaning is included in a basic tune up, but if hand work is required there is additional cost.

Feel free to give us a call or bring the instrument in for a FREE consultation and estimate.

 

Other Services for Brass Instruments Available Upon Request

Estimated costs vary based on the instrument, work and parts required. Bring your instrument in for a FREE consultation and estimate:

  • Valve case repair
  • Trombone slide repair
  • Solder joints
  • Pull stuck slides
  • Spring replacement
  • Water key cork replacement
  • Small dent repair
  • Bell flare damage repair


 

Orchestral Strings–Services and Maintenance

 

Basic Orchestral Strings Repair Services, $10 - $500

Basic repair services for Violins, Violas, Cellos and Basses include:

  • Dress peg
  • New tuner installed
  • New tailgut installed
  • Sound post set (new and existing)
  • Tuning pegs refitted
  • Restring (basic)
  • Bow rehair
  • Fingerboard reglue or plane
  • New bridge installed
  • Bush peg
  • Remove/replace top
  • Bout corners

Service cost is dependent on the instrument. Feel free to give us a call or bring the instrument in for a FREE consultation and estimate.

Other Services for Orchestral Strings Available Upon Request

Estimated costs vary based on the instrument, work and parts required. Bring your instrument in for a FREE consultation and estimate:

  • Button graft (allow 2 weeks)
  • Saddle carved
  • Glue seam (cost per seam)
  • Neck set
  • New nut
  • Glue crack (plus $30 per cleat)
  • Bow hanger (installed on a case)
  • Button installed (tailpiece anchor or screw on bow)
  • Chin rest installed

 

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