Bowed Strings

Repair Tech: Charlotte Matis has 11 years experience in repair.  She attended Southeast College and Technical School.

Repair Type Amount: Violin or Viola Amount: Cello or Bass
Install Strings $10 $15
Gluing, seams $20 for 1st inch, $5 per additional inch $25 for 1st inch, $5 per additional inch
Bridge Installation (doesn’t include Bridge Blank) $115 $175
Bridge Adjustment $30 (steam, refit, adjust radius and string spacing) $45 (steam, refit, adjust radius and string spacing)
Soundpost Adjustment or re-set $10 $15
Tailgut, Tailpiece, or 4 Fine Tuner Installation $20 per $30 per
Saddle Reglue $30 $45
New Peg Installation (doesn’t include Peg Blanks) $65 $110
Old Peg Adjustment $30 $50
Clean, Polish, Finish Touch-up Per hour, minimum $25 Per hour, minimum $40
New Sound Post $60 $90
Gluing, cracks $30 for 1st inch, $5 per additional inch (often requires seams be opened, seam re-glue not included) $35 for 1st inch, $5 per additional inch (often requires seams be opened, seam re-glue not included)
Cleats $20 per $30 per
Top removal & reglue $100 $175
Top removal & reglue $100 $175
Plane Fingerboard $50 $75
Re-glue Fingerboard Partial $20Full $45 Partial $30Full $60
New Nut $30 $45
Replace fingerboard (doesn’t include part) $125 $215
Hole bushings (not including varnish touch-up) $30 per hole $50 per hole
4 sets of bridge shims N/A $60
Interior Patches $250 (does not include top removal/reglue) $325 (does not include top removal/reglue)
Re-set neck by filling mortise $275 $325
Re-set neck with shims $175 $265
Replace Corner $150 $200
Shorten Ribs $215 $325
Scroll Re-attachment $75 $115
Bow Repairs Amount
Rehair (not including hair) $45
Tip Plate Re-glue $15
Tip Plate Replacement (part not included) $75
New Leather $25
New Winding $45
New Eyelet (part IS included) $50
Hourly Rate: $60

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