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Services & Repairs

The Works : $170

For most instruments.
Add $24 for twelve string or mandolin. Add $15 for finished/maple fingerboards.

  • Sometimes referred to as a fret “dress” and setup, The Works includes precision level, re-crown and polish of your instrument’s frets along with complete set-up of truss rod, string height (action) and intonation. This work will minimize fret buzz, eliminate fret pitting and divots, and improve your overall tone! The whole instrument will be cleaned and polished and all hardware and electronics inspected, cleaned, and lubed.

  • Recommended for guitars that receive normal to heavy use or have not been serviced in more than a year.

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Quick Set: $100

For most instruments.

Add $15 for maple or finished fretboards. Add $24 for twelve string or mandolin.

  • Includes Restring, fretboard clean and polish, cleaning of instrument, adjustment of truss rod, string height (action,) and intonation.

  • Sufficient for newer guitars or instruments that have been set up within 6 months.



  • Bass, 6 string guitar, or banjo: $20 + strings

  • 12 string, mandolin or classical: $35 + strings

Re-Fret: $450-$600

Stainless + $95
New bone nut $85 with re-fret


  • Includes precision level of fretboard, replacement of all frets, fret level and re-crown, and The Works setup. Frequently requires nut replacement to accommodate newer/taller frets.

  • Does not include fret-wire (material:) $15 for standard nickel sizes, $35 for stainless steel, $25 for Evo gold

Hand-made, custom fit bone nut: $125


  • Twelve string nut: $140

  • Mandolin nut: $135


Hand-made, custom fit bone saddle: $95

Includes restringing. Does not include cost of material/blank ($5-$10) or strings.


  • Compensated for proper intonation (no additional charge)

  • Unbleached "vintage" look available: +$5

Structural Repairs

For most instruments. Add $24 for twelve string or mandolin. Add $15 for finished/maple fingerboards.

Broken headstock:

  •  Reglue with no touchup (headstock               attached): $175

  • Reglue with no touchup (headstock off): Starting at $175

  • Reglue with (usually invisible) touchup: $275 and up

  • Rebuild shattered or missing headstock: photos required for estimate


Acoustic top, side or back

crack: $175 – $250


  • Includes internal support cleats. Touchup starts at $50


Neck reset: $500 – $600


Includes Works setup, frequently requires Refret as well


Acoustic Bridge re-glue: $210 and up


For most instruments. Add $15 for guitars with under-saddle pickups. Includes Restring.

Touching up Headstock


  • Refinish guitar: $500 – $1200

For most projects. Email for closer estimate. Paint material cost typically $20 – $40


  • Finish Touch Up: $85 – $200

​​Color matching with Nitrocellulose Lacquer and poly finishes available

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