Repairs and Services

From basic maintenance to restoring instruments centuries old, our talented luthiers here at Fiddlershop have seen it all. Fiddlershop offers expert repair and restoration for violins, violas, cellos and double basses. With a fully equipped workshop, we can take care of the most challenging repairs and services. Contact us today to tell us about your needs and get a free quote on your project!

Instrument Setups & Adjustments

As professional musicians, we understand the difference a properly setup instrument can make. Violinists travel far and wide to visit our workshop and have their instrument set up by our team of luthiers. Our luthiers are not only extraordinary technicians, but they are also talented musicians and will bring the most out of your instrument.

 SERVICE

VIOLIN / VIOLA

CELLO

Full set-up $150.00 $195.00
Full set-up with all fittings $219.00 $264.00
General set-up adjustment $59.00 $75.00
New bridge - student $49.00 $129.00
New bridge - professional $70.00 $229.00
Bridge adjustment $35.00 $55.00
Pegs $35.00 $75.00
Pegs including parts $67.00 $90.00
Soundpost adjustment $15.00 $35.00
End-button / end-pin $25.00 $30 - $60.00

Fingerboard & Neck Adjustments

Over time, the fingerboard and neck on your stringed instrument might wear down, lose its projection or change due to climate. Our luthiers are masters on getting the neck and fingerboard back to perfect conduction. A properly shaped fingerboard and neck will enhance playability and tone tremendously.

 SERVICE

VIOLIN / VIOLA

CELLO

Re-gluing fingerboard $40.00 $50.00
Fingerboard re-shape $95.00 $125.00
Fingerboard replacement $350.00 $475.00
Neck adjustment $150.00 $200.00
Neck shim $200.00 $250.00
Neck full reset $420.00 $600.00

Cleaning & Repairs / Restoration

Our full-service workshop is set up to do the most challenging repairs. We offer all external and internal repairs, including cosmetic work. When it comes to your instrument, you want to work with the best.

 SERVICE

VIOLIN / VIOLA

CELLO

Basic cleaning $20.00 $40.00
Expert cleaning $50.00 $70.00
Deep cleaning $90.00 $110.00
Saddle repair $35.00 $50.00
Saddle replacement $75.00 $100.00
Peg bushing $380.00 $500.00
Open seams N/A N/A
Crack repair N/A N/A
Varnish work N/A N/A
Gluing / restoration N/A N/A
Top plate soundpost crack $850.00 $950.00
Back plate soundpost crack $1050.00 $1,250.00

Bow

Our professional bow luthiers will make sure that your violin, viola, cello or double bass bow gets the treatment it deserves. Whether it's a simple re-hair or a more complex tip repair, we guarantee that you and your bow will be satisfied.

 SERVICE

VIOLIN / VIOLA

CELLO

Re-hair $60.00 $80.00
Re-hair salt and pepper $95.00 $100.00
Tumb grip rubber replacement $30.00 $40.00
Thumb grip leather replacement $40.00 $60.00
Silver winding $90.00 $120.00
Tip repair $100 - $125.00 $150.00
Re-cambering stick $50 - $100.00 $150.00
Broken head repair $175.00 $260.00

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