Repairs

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Gailes’ Violin Shop, Inc. is a full restoration shop.  All repairs are done on the premises by our luthiers and technicians to restore your instrument or bow to excellent condition.  A partial listing of repair prices follows.  For more information, contact us.

Prices are subject to change. Please contact us for updated information.

Bridges
 
Violin
Viola
Cello
½ to full size $75 and up $80 and up $140 and up.
¼ and smaller $45   $95

Soundposts – New
Violin
Viola
Cello
$50 $55 $72

Soundposts – Reset
Violin and Viola
Cello
$15 and up $18 and up

Glue Cracks & Center Joints from Outside
Violin and Viola Cello
$60 and up per crack/joint $80 and up per crack/joint

Glue Open Seams (other than center joint)
Violin and Viola Cello
$36 each seam $45 each seam

New Pegs- High quality ebony Swiss model pegs
Violin and Viola
Cello
$80 plus parts (average cost is $100) $100 plus parts (average cost is $175)

New Pegs - Wittner Finetune Pegs (recommended)
Violin and Viola Cello
$225 installed $290 installed

New Pegs-Planetary Pegs
Violin and Viola
Cello
$225 installed $290 and up, installed

Peg Hole Bushings (per peg, two holes)
Violin and Viola Cello
$50 and up $75and up


We have a large selection of fancy, carved/decorated pegs available in a variety of seasoned woods.

Nut  – Ebony, New
Violin and Viola
Cello
$50 $80

Nut - Raise Existing
Violin and Viola
Cello
$22 to $50 $30 to $80

Fingerboard Dressing
Violin and Viola
Cello
$80 and up $175 and up

Fingerboard - Reglue, Reseat
Violin and Viola Cello
$45 and up $65 and up

Fingerboard – New
Violin and Viola Cello
$300-$600 $360-$720

Bow Repairs- Rehairing
Violin and Viola
Cello
Bass

$58 unbleached hair
$75 custom color
fiberglass bow - $45 unbleached hair

$65 unbleached hair
$80 custom color
fiberglass bow - $48 unbleached hair

$70 black
$75 salt & pepper
white - please call
unbleached - please call


Bow Repairs- Grips
 
Violin and Viola
Cello
Bass
Sheep/Goat
$35/30 and up $40/35 and up $50/45 and up
Lizard
$45 and up $50 and up $55 and up

Bow Repairs- Winding
 
Violin and Viola
Cello
Bass
Silver
$60 min. $75 min. $85 min
Nickel Silver
$45 $50 $60
Whalebone (imitation)
$60 $65 $75
French Tinsel
$60 $75 $85
Silk (black or brown)
$35 $45 $50
Gold
Market Price
Market Price
Market Price

Other Repairs

  • Eyelet -please call
  • Head Splice -$250 and up
  • Recamber $60-$250
  • Glue cracks (from outside) -$75 and up

For repairs and adjustments that are not listed, please contact us.  For most estimates, we will need to see your instrument.

Estimates are free.