Common Repairs Price List

 

We do all orchestral string instrument and bow repairs, from the simple to the complex.  Listed below are some of our more common repairs. We also do complete restorations. You're always welcome to give us a call with questions or simply bring your instrument or bow in for a quote!

If you live remotely you can ship the instrument to us for repair, contact us for more details.

Bridges

*Standard replacements are Aubert #5

Adjustment ................................  $38

Violin/Viola ...............................  $60

Cello .............................................  $107

Double Bass (Standard)…………….  $154

Double Bass (Adjustable)…………….  $230

Superior Upgrade .................  +$12, +$15

Soundposts

 Adjustment/Setting ........................  $38

*Replacement:

 Violin/Viola ..............................  $85

 Cello/Bass ..................................  $99

Cracks/Open Seams

 Open Seam Repair .......................  $38 - $55 per

 Crack Repair through F-hole ..  $79 Each

 Cleats on top seams ....................  $19 Each

 Sound Post Crack Veneer Repair:

 Violin/Viola ....................................  $137

 Cello ..................................................  $181

 Sound Post Patch (requires Top Removal):

 Violin/Viola ....................................  $380

 Cello ..................................................  $720

 Bass .........................................  Estimate Required

*Top Removal and Replacement:

 Violin/Viola  ....................................  $240

 Cello ...................................................  $539

 Double Bass .....................................  $946

Touch ups, Cleaning, Other

If your instrument has caked-on gunk or any

bare wood showing, it may be time for some

cleaning or touch-ups!

Bring your instrument in for an estimate.

Fingerboard, Saddle, Nut

*Fingerboard repairs:

 Violin/Viola replaced .......................  $181

 Cello replaced .....................................  $425

 Double Bass .........................  Estimate Required

 Replane .................................................  $95

 Reglue ...................................................  $83

*Saddle repairs:

 Replace .................................................  $83

 Reglue ...................................................  $35

*Nut repairs:

 Replace .................................................  $70

 Adjust ...................................................  $35

 Reglue ...................................................  $35

Fittings

 Fine Tuners Installed ........  $10-$13 Each

*Pegs:

 Replace Violin/Viola ........  $24-$30 Each

 Replacement Cello ............  $42-$52 Each

 Bushing Violin/Viola ................ Total all 4 $115

 Bushing Cello ……………….. Total all 4 $130

*New Tailpiece:

 Violin/Viola ...............................  $43

 Cello  ............................................  $63

 Double Bass ........................  Estimate Required

*Tailpiece Installation w/ New Nylon

 Violin ...........................................  $23

 Cello .............................................  $28

*End Button:

 Standard .....................................  $27

 Custom ...................................  Estimate

Bows

Rehair Violin/Viola ................................  $60

Rehair Cello ….……………………..  $64

Rehair Bass ………………………..  $75

Wedge Replacement ............................... $14

Tip Plastic ................................  $49

Tip Casein (Imitation ivory)………….$56

Tip Bone ........................  $70

Wrap Silver ......................................  $77

Wrap "Whale Bone" ..............................  $68

Wrap Silk .....................................  $70

Leather Replacement ............................  $45

Lead Weight w/Leather Replace .................... $55

Eyelet w/Bushing ................................  $60

Eyelet w/o Bushing ...............................  $36

Broken Stick Wrap “Cast ...............................  $55

Head Spline Break .................................  $105

Slide Replacement .............  $75 (abalone) - $95 (stone)

Bow Camber .............................  $40 - $100 (time-based)

Necks, Blocks, Bass Bars

*Necks:

 Reset (w/o Pin) ............................................  $115

 w/Pin & Fingerboard Removal  .............  $180

 Replaced with new blank neck ..............  $315

*Blocks:

 Resetting end block ....................................  $97

 Resetting ribs to end block ......................  $44

*Bass Bar replacement (requires top removal):

 Violin/Viola.......................................  $490

 Cello ..................................................  $850

 Double Bass ..................  Estimate Required +$945

*Necks:

 Reset (w/o Pin) ............................................  $127

 w/Pin & Fingerboard Removal  .............  $187

 Replaced with new blank neck ..............  $308

*Blocks:

 Resetting end block ....................................  $98