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Price guide

This page gives guide prices for a range of common jobs. Please remember though that every job is different, and I usually need to see the instrument before agreeing a price. I am happy to provide a detailed written quotation on request.

Setups, upgrading and repairs
  • Refret - rosewood neck - from £160
  • Refret - ebony/maple neck - from £172
  • Refret - bound neck - add £28
  • Partial refret - £84 minimum
  • Level and repolish frets from £64-72
  • Replace nut (inc bone blank) - from £52
  • Replace acoustic guitar saddle (inc bone blank) - from £46
  • Setup (electric) - £64-84
  • Setup (acoustic) - £48-68
  • Fit electric pickup - from £36 (1 pickup), £48 (2-3 pickups)
  • Replace electrical parts - from £36
  • Fit acoustic transducer pickup system - from £52
  • Rout body/scratchplate for pickup - from £72
Refinishing
  • Electric (Strat type) from £420
  • Electric (Les Paul type) from £445
  • Acoustic from £464
  • Body only (bolt-on) from £325
  • Body only (fixed neck) from £345
  • Neck only from £125

Additional charges are made for:
  • Materials
  • Matching paint colours
  • Translucent, tinted or metallic finishes
  • Guitars with neck and body binding
  • Hard-to-remove finishes


Ibanez Flying V refinish and setup

1967 Zemaitis bridge repair

1963 Hofner V3 setup and trem repair

1980 Wildwood Paragon Artist compensator rod repair

Hohner Black Beauty
1932 Gibson HG-20 - refinishing and brace repair
Refinishing 1986 Fender Rosewood Tele