Repair rates in our Brooklyn shop for guitar cello and violin repairs
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Lutherie Repair for Guitars Violins & Cellos Hourly Rate

Price: $65.00
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General hourly lutherie repair rate for non specified repairs in our shop at 16 Ave & 55 St in Brooklyn, NY (guitar repairs, violin repairs, cello repairs) is $1.25/minute ($25 minimum charge). Repair & player advice available in our blog .

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Detail price list:

 

Guitar Repairs:

  • Tuning Machines replacement and adjustment [$=labor plus parts].
  • Nuts & Saddles refinements and replacement are hand carved & radiused to match fretboard radius; available in bone and plastic.
  • Replace nut(bone) [$80].
  • Replace saddle(bone) [$75].
  • Fret work: level & crown[$85], refrets (partial[$15/fret] or total[$300]). Includes neck adjustments.
  • Fret work: trim down and polish all fret ends [$65-$75].
  • Bridge reglue and replacement[$75-$150].
  • Broken-Headstock repair with touch up[$150].
  • Crack repairs of top, back and side [w/o touchup: $10/in.* $10/cleat*$35 minimum].
  • Neck adjustment and straightening[$35-$50].
  • Setup of acoustic guitars (includes neck adjustment, restring, nut and saddle adjustments) [$65-$85].
  • Restring of classical guitars.[$35 strings included]
  • Add an acoustic under-the-saddle pickup with output jack. [$75]
  • Other guitar lutherie and electronic repair is also available.[$65/hr + parts]
Violin Repairs:
  • Tuning pegs[$75/set, $20/each] / End-Pins [$20] are built, shaped and lubricated to fit properly for smooth operation and ease of tuning.
  • Tuning pegs-maintenance [$30-$40/set, $10/each].
  • Existing sound posts adjustment for best tonal properties and sound.[$25]
  • Sound post replacement using hand selected aged spruce.[$65]
  • Bridges are hand carved, fitted, tuned and adjusted to obtain proper action feel and playability[$65]. Special orders extra.
  • Structural Repairs, cracks[$15/in], separated seams(top, back, & sides)[$5/in.$25 min], broken peg box, fingerboard. All work done using hide glue.
  • Neck reglue with minimal touchup [$100].
  • Overall evaluation & setup [$85] to include nut & bridge work, restring (string Xtra).
  • Bow Rehair [$60].
  • Bow Tip Repair: replace bone tip of bow head [$75].
  • Other violin lutherie is also available.[$65/hr]
Cello Repairs:
  • Tuning pegs-new [$100/set, $30/each]. Peg box and pegs are built, shaped and lubricated to fit properly for smooth operation and ease of tuning.
  • Tuning pegs-maintenance [$40-$50/set, $10-$15/each];
  • Existing sound posts adjustment for best tonal properties and sound.[$30]
  • Sound post replacement using hand selected aged spruce.[$75]
  • Bridges are hand carved, fitted, tuned and adjusted to obtain proper action feel and playability.[$135] Special orders extra.
  • Structural Repairs, cracks[$15/in], separated seams(top, back, & sides)[$5/in.$25 min], broken peg box, fingerboard. All work done using hide glue.
  • Neck reglue with minimal touchup [$150].
  • Bow Rehair [$70].
  • Bow Tip Repair: replace bone tip of bow head [$85].
  • Other cello lutherie is also available.[$65/hr]