Instrument Repairs

We have an in store workshop manned by our resident luthier. We undertake many types of stringed instrument repair, Bring your guitar in for us to have a look at to get a quote (a typical 1/2-hour labour charge is £20.00). Turn-around times may vary, please call up to check.

Repair Price Guide*

    • GENERAL SET-UP - ACOUSTIC : FROM £20.00
      Clean body, clean frets, oil fingerboard, re-string, adjust truss rod, check and adjust intonation, set action.
    • GENERAL SET-UP - ELECTRIC : FROM £20.00
      Clean body, clean frets, oil fingerboard, re-string, adjust truss rod, check and adjust intonation, set action, check electrics.
    • GENERAL SET-UP - ELECTRIC W/ LOCKING TREM : FROM £40.00
      Clean body, clean frets, oil fingerboard, re-string, adjust truss rod, check and adjust intonation, set action, set tremolo, check electrics.
    • TOP-NUT REPLACEMENT : FROM £40.00
      Same as general set-up with top nut-replacement, sanded and cut if required.
    • ACOUSTIC SADDLE REPLACEMENT : FROM £40.00
      Same as general set-up with saddle sanded down to fit, and replaced.
    • FRET DRESS : FROM £80.00
      Same as general set-up with fret stoning, re-profile.
    • PARTIAL RE-FRET : FROM £80.00
      Same as general set-up with faulty frets replaced, stoned and re-profiled.
    • RE-FRET : FROM £140.00
      Same as general set-up with all frets replaced, stoned and re-profiled.
    • UNDER-SADDLE PICKUP FITTING - ACOUSTIC : FROM £40.00
      Same as general set-up with endpin routed out for socket, and pickup fitted under saddle.
    • REPLACE ELECTRIC PICKUP(S) - NO ROUTING : FROM £40.00
      Same as general set-up with pickup replacement, check and repair electronics.
    • REPLACE ELECTRIC PICKUP(S) - WITH ROUTING : FROM £60.00
      Same as general set-up with pickup replacement, route body to fit new pickups, check and repair electronics.
    • REPAIR BROKEN HEADSTOCK : FROM £40.00
      Re-attach headstock followed by a general setup. No re-finishing available.
    • ACOUSTIC GUITAR STRUCTURAL REPAIR: FROM £20.00
      Call for details.

*Prices shown are a guide based on a labour charge at £20.00 (inc. VAT) per 1/2 hour and does not include cost of parts i.e. strings etc. More accurate estimates can be given in store. We only charge for work done.