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Shop Rates & Services

The following are some of the adjustments / repairs / fittings performed at The Violin Shoppe.
Prices are estimates only. Unusual situations will likely cost more.
Suggestions are offered for improving and/or changing the sound.
Exact quotes will be supplied free of charge by bringing in the instrument.
Estimates supplied via phone or e-mail are subject to change when the instrument is brought in.

Adjustments And Fittings
  Violin & Viola Cello Bass
Student bridge $35* $60* $100*
Advanced bridge $40* $65* $120*
New sound post $35* $50* $60*
Adjust/reset sound post $25 $30 $35
Peg bushings (per peg) $50 $60  
New peg $25* $30*  
Adjust nut $20 $25 $35
Plane fingerboard $120 $160  

*plus material costs

Bow Rehairing
  Violin & Viola Cello Bass
Stallion $40 $44 $48
Mongolian $38 $41 $45
Fiddler $36 $38 $40
Salt & Pepper $34 $36 $38
Black $32 $34 $36

Example Repair Estimate

The following is a typical example of a one hundred year old violin that has been stored in the attic and not been played in fifty years.

Repair estimate for this instrument
• Remove, repair, reinstall top $350
• Replace missing edge $100
• New bridge (labor & material) $40
• Four pair peg bushings & pegs $240
• New soundpost $35
• Clean & polish instrument $40
• Rehair & French polish bow $40
• New strings $20-$80

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