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All equipment is different and all prices will be assigned appropriately for work requested and required. Our goal is to help you, the customer or musician to achieve the best playing potential for your individual piece of equipment. We will be fair, honest, and upfront regarding any work during the process. Initial quotes will be assigned in person upon drop off, but please understand the full scope of work needed might change.



6 String

$20 Plus Strings (includes cleaning)

$35 Plus Strings (includes cleaning and truss rod adjustment)

12 String

$35 Plus Strings (includes Cleaning)

Classical, Mandolin, Banjo

$30 Plus Strings (includes Cleaning)





Fret Dress/Basic Set Up



(Mandolins, Floating Bridges, Banjos, Classical Guitars)


Fret Dress/Advanced Set Up


Floyd Rose


Fret Dress/Floyd Set Up




Contact Cleaning


 Basic Electronics Cleaning (w/ Soldering)

$30 +

Advanced Electronics Cleaning

$30 +

Diagnostics Bench Fee


Hollow Body


Shield Cavity

$60 + Material

Pick-up Installs

Electric Guitar


$20.00 for each additional

(50% off w/ pick-up purchase)

EMG Active Pick-up Install


Fishman Fluence Active System Install

$150 +

Strat Noiseless Pick-up Install


Ribbon Transducer (Under-saddle) Pick-up Install


Piezo Saddle Pick-up Install

$75.00 + Parts or modification


Acoustic Wiring/Electronics

Install Ribbon Transducer (Under-saddle) Pickup

$75 + (Free w/ Pickup purchase from IST)

Install Bridge-plate Transducer Pickup System

$75 + (Free w/ Pickup purchase from IST)

Install Taylor Expression System

$75 +

Replace Output Jack

$30 + Part

Repair or Replace Pre-amp System

(Case-by-case Basis)


Pots & Other Parts

Replace Pot(s)

(1) $30 + Parts

(2) $40 + Parts

(3) $50 + Parts

(4) $60 + Parts

Replace Output Jack

$30 + Part

Replace Les Paul (3-way) Switch

$30 + Part

Replace Strat (5-way) Switch

$45 + Part

Install Push/Pull Pot(s)

(1) $40 + Parts

More than one requires full re-wire

 Install Traditional Killswitch

$30 + Part

Install Button-style Killswitch

$50 + Part


Advanced Modifications

Rout Flat Body

$75 (1st pickup) / $50 (each after)

Rout Carved Body

$90 (1st pickup) / $75 (each after)

Rout Pickguard

$40 (1st pickup) / $30 (each after)

Full Re-wire (Common)

$125 + Parts

Full Re-wire (Uncommon)

$150 + Parts

Hollow Body Re-wire

$200 & UP

Invent Wiring Schematic

$60/hr (Case-by-case basis)

Install Pre-wired Harness



Tube Amplifier Repair

(We do not work on solid state amps, PA power amps, or car stereos)

Retube and Bias

$80-100 + Tubes

Speaker Replacement

Direct Drop-in Speaker swap

$30-50 (first) / $20 (each after first)

Inspection and General Cleaning


Component Replacement

$80 + Parts

All other work determined/priced on a case-by-case basis



General Fretwork

Re-crown Frets

$60.00- $90.00 (add $20 for Maple Board)

Fret Level & Dress (includes Setup)

$180.00 (add $20 for Maple Board)

File Fret Ends

$40.00 (add $20 for Maple Board)

Re-seat Fret

$10 for first; $5 for each after

Spot Level

$50.00 (add $20 for Maple Board)

Replace 1-3 Frets

$45; $20 / each 3 after

*$10 Upcharge for binding

(add $20 for Maple Board)


Full Re-refretting

Re-fret Rosewood

$300.00 & Up

Rosewood w/ Binding

$350.00 & Up

Re-fret Maple

$360.00 & Up

Maple w/ Binding

$410.00 & Up

Stainless Steel Frets ADD


* Full Re-fret jobs include a set-up in price


Fret-board refinishing

Refinish Gloss fret-board


Refinish Satin fret-board



Structural Repairs

Cracked Headstock Basic

$100 + (Simple repair minimal/no touch-up required)

Repair Headstock Advanced (Severed)

$300 + (Material overlay & significant touch-up required)

Fit Bolt-on Neck (No Drilling)


Fit Bolt-on Neck (w/ Drilling)


Dowel and Fill Mounting Holes


Heat Press Neck


Binding re-glue

$10-100 (Variable depending on amount of separated binding)

Body Crack Repair 1-3" 

$75 +

Binding re-glue

$10-100 (Variable depending on amount of separated binding)

Other repairs or Rebuilding quoted on case-by-case basis


Nut Work

Shim/Re-cut nut


Fill Nut Slot

$10.00 (First free w/ Set-up, $2 each after)

Lower Nut Slot

$10.00 (Free w/ Set-up)

Nut/Acoustic Saddle Replacement

Nut Replace & Install

$75 + Material

12-String Nut Replace & Install

$100.00 + Material

Difficult nut removal


Saddle Replacement

$60 + material

* We use natural bone blanks for custom cut nuts unless you request a different material be used. Bone blanks usually cost $8.95. Plastic, Graphite, Synthetic, and Brass/Steel are also available by request, but material costs will vary.


Bridge Work

Bridge Reglue

$125 & Up

Plane Bridge


Rout Saddle Slot

$80.00 (Set up and new saddle required)

Build New Bridge

$300.00 (Set up and new saddle required)

Replace Bridge Plate


Tuning machines

Direct Drop-in 6-string


Direct Drop-in 12-string


Install w/ Modification 6-string


Install w/ Modification 12-string


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