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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 $50* $80* $140*
Advanced bridge $60* $90* $150*
New sound post $45* $70* $100*
Adjust/reset sound post $25 $35 $45
Peg bushings (per peg) $60 $80  
New peg $30* $35*  
Adjust nut $25 $35 $45
Plane fingerboard $120 $160  

*plus material costs

Bow Rehairing
  Violin & Viola Cello Bass
Stallion $45 $48 $60
Mongolian $40 $45 $55
Fiddler $42 $44 $54
Salt & Pepper $42 $48 $60
Black $38 $44 $58

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) $60
• Four pair peg bushings & pegs $300
• New soundpost $45
• Clean & polish instrument $40
• Rehair & French polish bow $50
• New strings $20-$80