We Tune, Restring, Service & Set-Up all Stringed Instruments!
Fast, Affordable and Reliable Service.
Art Brut - Banks & Wag (TV's Zingzillas, Blue Peter, X Factor) - Bo Ningen - Lewis Boyes (Adalita) - Brand New Heavies - Deirdre Cartwright (BBC TV's Rockschool) - Cathedral - Chrome Hoof - Cornershop - Brent DeBoer (The Dandy Warhols) - The Drones - The Duke Spirit - Terry Edwards (Tom Waits, Tindersticks, Spiritualized, PJ Harvey, Robyn Hitchcock, Lydia Lunch, etc.) - Matthew Fagan - Th' Faith Healers - FOALS - Found Sound - Dave Graney - Colin Greenwood - Guillemots - HTRK - Howling Bells - ITV's 'Dancing On Ice' - James Johnston (Gallon Drunk, PJ Harvey, Dot Allison, Faust, Nick Cave etc.) - Malcolm Joseph (Grace Jones, Roxy Music) - Macari's Musical Instruments - Magic Numbers - Ben Mandelson (Magazine, 3 Mustaphas 3) - Laura Marling - The Masonics, Thee Milkshakes - My Bloody Valentine - The Naked And Famous - Noah And The Whale - Pete & The Pirates - The Priscillas - RAK Recording Studios - Vince Ray - Rose-Morris Guitars - The Rumblestrips - Silverfish - Spirogyra - Stereolab - Owen Thomas (Graham Coxon, Cee Bee Beaumont) - Kavus Torabi (Cardiacs, Gong) - Urban Voodoo Machine - Martha Wainwright - Matt Walker - Jeremy Warmsley - Wild Turkey - Yuck - and many more!
FOALS' Travis Bean with damaged fingerboard, before and after restoration
Prices shown exclude parts & strings
Turn-around time for most services is 1 day to 1 week
Set-Up, Repairs & Maintenance:
Re-String - Guitar/Bass $20 - Classical $30 - 12-String $40
Electrical Service - from $40+ (semi-acoustic add $25)
Set-Up - $80 (Includes Restring & Electrical Service)
Fret-Levelling - $180 (includes Full Set-Up, Restring & Electrical Service)
Re-Fret - Rosewood $350 - Maple $500 (bound or set-neck add $100 each)
Headstock Break and Crack Repairs - from $100 each
Lifting Acoustic Bridgeplate Reglued - from $100
Bigsby Tremolo Installation - $50+
New Nut / Saddle - $50 (Hand-Cut Bone)
Tuner/Machine Head Replacement - $50 (direct drop in)
Hand-Carved Replica Adjustable Aluminium Bridge made for a 1960 Burns Sonic Guitar
Custom Pickguards/Scratchplates - from $120
Custom Binding and Inlays - Call for a quote
Acoustic Piezo Undersaddle - $90+
Solid-body - 1 for $50 - 2 for $80 - 3 for $100
Archtop/Semi-Acoustic - 1 for $75 - 2 for $100
Pickguard Modification / Body Routing - $50+ per area
Fender Jaguar Switch-Lock, designed for James Johnston (PJ Harvey, Lydia Lunch etc)
How To Find Me:
Call Jon on 0490 189 765
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Repairs to Other Stringed Instruments?
I also undertake repairs on Auto-Harps, Zithers, Double Basses, Violins, Violas, Cellos etc!
Autoharp Restored 2011
Zither Restored 2007
Double Bass Repaired 2008