HAND BUILT GUITARS - SETUPS - REPAIRS
Setups / Repairs
Our experience working on thousands of instruments, from 'my first electric' to vintage instruments worth more than the workshop they're sat in, means we can make the best decisions to get your electric or acoustic guitar or bass back to 100%.
Most things are repairable, and there are no stupid questions so feel free to get in touch for a personalised quote.
As every case is different, the prices below should be used as a guideline only. No work will be carried out without your prior agreement!
Set Up: £100
A full, thorough setup including (but not limited to) adjustment of truss rod, setting of nut and saddle heights, intonation, cleaning and polishing of fretboard, smoothing of the fret ends and a general check and cleaning of electronics.
Fret Dress: £150
As above plus levelling and recrowning of frets.
Refret: From £300
Replacing and levelling the frets plus a set up, with your choice of fret wire. Add £50 for stainless steel frets - they're more work.
Reshoot & Refret: From £400
Straightening the neck itself to get rid of any lumps, bumps or warping, then refret as above.
Replacement Nut/Saddle: £80
Direct replacement nut or saddle, cut by hand from an unbleached Tagua or bone blank. Other materials available but the price may differ.
Electronics: From £50 plus parts
From replacing broken wiring or swapping out pickups, to a complete electronics upgrade. Using parts from the best manufacturers.
Gluing: From £150
Headstock breaks, cracks, loose struts etc.
All work is subject to a minimum bench charge of £50
All work is guaranteed for 3 months. All prices shown may be subject to change.