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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.

Sorry, but we are not taking on full instrument resprays at present, pending the development of new spraying facilities. We are however still undertaking some restoration projects which involve major or minor refinishing work.
Setups, upgrading and repairs
  • Refret - rosewood neck - from £190
  • Refret - ebony/maple neck - from £212
  • Refret - bound neck - add £32
  • Partial refret - £96 minimum
  • Level and repolish frets from £72-84
  • Replace nut (inc bone blank) - from £64
  • Replace acoustic guitar saddle (inc bone blank) - from £64
  • Setup (electric) - £64-96
  • Setup (acoustic) - £56-72
  • Fit electric pickup - from £36 (1 pickup), £48 (2-3 pickups)
  • Replace electrical parts - from £36
  • Fit acoustic transducer pickup system - from £64
  • Rout body/scratchplate for pickup - from £84
Refinishing
  • Electric (Strat type) from £460
  • Electric (Les Paul type) from £495
  • Acoustic from £525
  • Body only (bolt-on) from £325
  • Body only (fixed neck) from £345
  • Neck only from £155

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