Repairs

Crossroads Music offers repair services for fretted, orchestra, brass and woodwind musical instruments and tube amplifiers.

 

Fretted Instrument Repairs

George Rezendes

On-Site: Fridays or by Appointment

At Crossroads Music, we offer high-quality fretted instrument repairs for guitars, banjos, mandolins, ukuleles, resonator guitars and most fretted stringed instruments. George has been building and repairing instruments since 1975.  His experience with and passion for the craft assure you the highest quality work available.  Even if your instrument isn’t broken, some instruments, new and old, can benefit from a precision set-up that can increase both the playability and the tone. Bring in your instrument for a free evaluation.

 

Fretted Instrument Prices (labor only)

Minimum Charge $25 • Hourly Rate $65/hr • Rush Charge 25-50%

Installs
Description Price
Strap Button (button not included) $5
Tuning Machine Replacement: Without drilling $25-$50
Tuning Machine Replacement: With drilling $60-$75
PEGHEDS™ - Geared Tuners for Ukulele $40 (by estimate if other modification required)
Pickguard: Reglue loose original $30
Pickguard: Replace $30-$60
Pickguard: Install custom replacement $60-$100
Acoustic Guitar Pickup Installation (Sunrise) $65
Acoustic Guitar Pickup Installation (Fishman/LR Baggs) $75-$120
Acoustic Guitar Pickup Installation (Highlander) $100-$120
Other Acoustic Guitar pickup brands by estimate
Electric Guitar Pickup Installation : Without routing $35-$50
Electric Guitar Pickup Installation : With routing $75-$150
Replace Pots: Switches and/or Jacks $20-$35
Banjo Head: Plastic (may require additional setup, banjo head sold separately) $60-$75
Banjo Head: Skin (may require additional setup, banjo head sold separately) $60-$75
Setup
Description Price
Restring: 6-String Guitar or Banjo $20
Restring: Slotted headstock Guitar or Classical Guitar $25
Restring: 12-String Guitar or Mandolin $30
Minor Setup (includes action, truss, nut): $30-$50
Full Setup (includes restring, action, truss, nut, intonation): $60-$90, Add $15 for 12-String or Locking Tremolo
Clean & Polish Instrument: $30-$60
Clean Pots, Switches and/or Jacks: $20
Adjustments
Description Price
Intonation-Acoustic: $30-$60
Intonation-Electric: $20-$50
Truss Rod Adjustment: $15-$25
Neck Reset: $350-$500 (may require new nut, saddle or fretwork)
Adjust Pickups: $15-$25
Rebuild
Description Price
Deluxe New Nut or Saddle: $75 (includes select bone blank & high polish)
New Nut or Saddle: $60 (includes bone blank)
Refret
- without binding: $350
- with binding: $400
- Maple fingerboard: Add $50-$100
- Major fingerboard re-leveling or re-radius: Add $50-$100
- Partial Refret: by estimate
Fret Dressing: $75-$150 (includes level, crown & polish)
Bass Fretless Conversion: $150
Hardseal Fretless Fingerboard: $100
Bridge removal and reglue original: $60-$150
Make & install new bridge: $200-$300
Repair slot/pin holes: $50 & up (may require new saddle and set-up)
Repair loose braces: $30-$60
Cracks on top, sides, back, neck, headstock, etc.: by estimate only (may require new saddle and setup)

Orchestra Repairs

Sarai Gessner

Setups, Peg Installation, New Bridge, New Soundpost, Re-string, and Minor Damage Repairs.
Onsite: Monday – Friday

Crossroads Music Orchestra Repairs -2017

Crossroads Music offers repair services for most orchestra instruments.  Most repairs will be returned within 5-business days.  More extensive repairs, such as gluing seams or cracks will take longer. We now offer “Perfection” geared pegs installation. Repair estimates are free and no appointment is required. 

 

Brass and Woodwind Instrument Repairs

Michael Stoican

Peninsula Music Repair Company
On-Site: Every 2 weeks

Brass and woodwind instrument repairs are provided by Michael Stoican of Peninsula Music Repair. Michael Stoican will provide a free estimate before any work is performed. His works comes with a 90-day guarantee for repairs that are not due to accidental damage. He is available at Crossroads Music every other week. You may drop-off your instrument at anytime during business hours. For most jobs, your instrument will be returned to you on his following visit. Low-cost rental instruments are available, if needed

 

Tube Amplifier Repairs

Larry Grobe

Port Townsend Amp Repairs
On Call

Tube amplifiers are repaired by Larry Grobe who has extensive knowledge and experience in tube amplifier building and repairs. Drop-off your amp at Crossroads Music anytime during business hours and we will have Larry diagnose it for you. If you are interested in doing a custom modification to your amp, you can get a general estimate by submitting your request using our “repair form”. There is a diagnostic fee of $35 to troubleshoot each amp. The diagnostic fee will be credited towards any repairs your amp may need.