The Cayuga Music Shop

 
  203 Dey Street     Ithaca, NY 14850     Phone: 607-256-2207     Fax: 607-256-2209     info@cayugamusic.com




















Sara Broadway play tests a cello after a soundpost adjustment

General Repair Pricing

Cayuga Music Shop is pleased to offer free estimates on services in addition to those listed on our repair price lists. They include, but are not limited to, plating in precious materials, and complete lacquering of instrument bodies.

Shop rate $60.00/hour
Minimum shop charge $15.00
Case repair By estimate
Insurance estimates/appraisals $25.00
Verbal, non-written estimates/appraisals Free

Prices of some common repairs (please call and ask for additional services not listed)

 
Prices do NOT include parts.

Restring
$10.00 plus strings
  • Replace strings with new.
  • Clean neck & fingerboard.
  • Minor fret re-crowning and touchup as needed.
  • Strings not included - sold separately. See Guitar String Catalog for pricing.
Complete Setup $45 - $80 plus strings
  • Replace strings with new.
  • Clean neck & fingerboard.
  • Adjust nut, saddle & truss rod
  • Lubricate tuners where appropriate
  • Recrown frets as needed
  • Adjust action to desired playing level
  • Clean body
  • Clean electronics
  • Adjust and set intonation
  • Strings not included - sold separately. See Guitar String Catalog for pricing.
Braces - reglue $30 to $90
Clean & Polish $25 to $50
Fret Board - level & dress frets $40 to $60
Fret Board - re-fret (no binding) $180
Fret Board - re-fret (w/binding, no nibs) $230
Fret Board - re-fret (w/binding & nibs) $290
Fret Replacement - no binding $12 per fret
Fret Replacement - with binding $15 per fret
Head Stock - repair $60 to $250
Neck - plane & re-fret $50 plus Fret Board job
Neck - truss rod adjustment $15 to $20
Neck - reset on body (electric) $40 to $175
Neck - rest on body (acoustic) By estimate only
Nut $20 to $75
Output Jack - install $15 to $35
Pick Guard - replace $35 to $50
Pickup - replacement $20 and up
Pots - clean & lubricate $15 and up
Saddle $35 to $60
Strap Button - install $10 to $15
Switch Replacement $35
Tuner Replacement (parts not included) $10