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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 $45* $70* $120*
Advanced bridge $50* $80* $140*
New sound post $35* $50* $60*
Adjust/reset sound post $25 $35 $40
Peg bushings (per peg) $60 $70  
New peg $30* $35*  
Adjust nut $20 $25 $35
Plane fingerboard $120 $160  

*plus material costs

Bow Rehairing
  Violin & Viola Cello Bass
Stallion $45 $48 $52
Mongolian $40 $43 $47
Fiddler $38 $40 $44
Salt & Pepper $36 $38 $42
Black $34 $36 $40

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 $300
• Replace missing edge $100
• New bridge (labor & material) $50
• Four pair peg bushings & pegs $260
• New soundpost $35
• Clean & polish instrument $40
• Rehair & French polish bow $50
• New strings $20-$80

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