Orchestra

String Instrument Repair Pricing

 

Basic repairs are completed in house.  All advanced jobs are completed by master luthier Peter Horn.  Replacement of parts is free when parts are purchased through WHM.

 

For any work not listed or when combining multiple jobs, our shop rate is $60/hour.  The shop rate for professional instruments is $85/hour.

 

All work is guaranteed for 6 months.

 

Less common repairs not listed here will be estimated upon inspection.

 

**SCHOOL ACCOUNTS receive a 25% DISCOUNT from the pricing listed below**

 

 

Job

Violin

Viola

Cello

Bass

Replace parts

10 – 20

10 – 20

10 – 20

20 – 40

Set-up

40

50

60

90

Bow rehair

45

45

55

75

Replace bridge

30

30

50

120

Replace one peg

20

20

30

N/A

Replace all pegs

60

60

80

N/A

Plane fingerboard

Up to 80

Up to 80

Up to 135

 Up to 220

Reglue fingerboard

40

40

60

90

Install soundpost

30

30

45

55

Reset soundpost

15

15

20

35

Glue open edge

Up to 60

Up to 60

Up to 120

Up to 160

Crack repair

30 – 60

30 – 60

50 – 80

50 – 120

Replace nut

40

40

50

90

File nut

25

25

35

55

Neck wedge

135

135

185

230

Remove & reglue top

By estimate

By estimate

By estimate

By estimate