Instrument Repairs & Services

Instrument repairs include everything from simple string changes and setups to complete reconstructions. Bridge replacements, fret jobs, neck alignments and resets, crack, break and hole repair, machine head replacements, nuts, saddles, bridges and much more.

String changes for all instruments are done in-house, usually the same day.

We have access to a complete guitars repair and custom build shop off-site.

Call for appointment or drop in during store hours.

 


INSTRUMENT REPAIR PRICES

All prices in Canadian dollars

Prices are for labour only. Parts not included

Set-up not included in repair prices, but may be required

Bench Rate

$65/hr

Minimum Charge

$20

Repair Estimate

no charge

Major Repair/Restoration Estimate

$25

MAINTENANCE:

String Change

String Change Acoustic/Electric

 $20+strings

String Change 12-string

 $40+strings

String Change Classic/Nylon

 $25+strings

String Change Mandolin

 $25+strings

String Change Ukulele

 $15+strings

String Change Violin

 $25+strings

String Change Single

 $5 +strings

Complete Setup

Acoustic Guitar

$75

Electric Guitar/Bass

$85

Locking Trem Guitar

$100

12-string Guitar

$100

Banjo

$100

Resonator Guitar

$100

Fret Dress (Plus Setup)

Complete Fret Dress

$150

Minimum Fret Dress

$75

Dress Fret Ends

$25

Re-Fret (Plus Setup)

Re-Fret  

$300-$400

Partial Re-fret (3-12)

$200-250

Custom Nut Work

New Guitar/Bass nut

$75

New 12-string Nut

$100

New Mandolin Nut

$100

New Banjo Nut

$75

Install pre-slotted plastic nut

$50

Custom Saddle Work (Plus setup)

New saddle

$50

Fill and re-cut bridge slot

$125

Install Tuning Machines

Retro fit

$25

Different style (Includes filling screw holes)

$50-75

Structural Repairs

Cracks, top, rim, back

$75 each +

Cracked headstock

$125+

Re-glue pickguard

$75

Re-glue braces

$50 each +

Bridge Work

Bridge Shave

$50

Re-glue acoustic bridge

$125

Re-glue acoustic bridge with pickup

$150

New custom bridge

$250-400

Wiring

Acoustic pickup install

$75-$150+

Trouble shooting

Hourly rate

Hollow body style

Hourly rate

Refinishing

Touchups

$75+

Specialty Items

Install banjo head

$50-75

Install Skin banjo head

$125-150

Custom pickguard install

$50-150

Left-Handed Conversion

New custom nut

$75

Fill and re-cut bridge slot

$125

New saddle

$50

Position dots

$50

Band Instrument Repairs

Hourly Rate

$60

Minimum Charge

$20

Major Repair/Restoration Estimate

$25