In order to show only the information you need we have broken the price list down into sections.

 

‘Repairs and restoration.  String upgrades; New bridge; Soundpost adjustment; Fingerboard, body and neck repairs’ 

We undertake specialist stringed instrument repairs that many workshops would not consider. 

Please note that because of the huge variation in levels of instruments all prices below should be considered a guide.  If you need help, advice or an estimate on anything not listed please phone the workshop on 01484 848061.

Student violin Price excluding VAT
Upgrade strings (1/8 to 4/4 size).  Fitted and pegs lapped.  from £30
Upgrade to Dominant strings (1/2 to 4/4 size).  Fitted and pegs lapped.  from £50
Lower action (a lower string action by adjusting the bridge and nut makes fingering notes easier and more comfortable – this is highly recommended for most new student instruments and will make a lower priced instrument much more playable.  from £25
New bridge  from £18
Refit or adjust sound post  from £20
Ease pegs (each)  from £12
Reshape neck  from £30
Shoot fingerboard to correct buzzing strings  from £30
High level violins
New Bridge  from £60
Refit or adjust sound post  from £60
Ease pegs (each)  from £15
Bush peg box and refit peg  from £120
Adjust action – adjustments to string height at nut and bridge to suit player  from £45
Cracks to body  from £POA
Cello
Student instrument Lower action (a lower string action by adjusting the bridge and nut makes fingering notes easier and more comfortable – this is highly recommended for most new student instruments and will make a lower priced instrument much more playable.  from £30
Adjust action – adjustments to string height at nut and bridge to suit player  from £60
New Bridge (student)  from £28
Ease pegs (each)  from £18
Repair and rebuild smashed neck and fingerboard (return from dead!)  from £60
Recover end pin which has been lost in the body  from £12
Refitting of strings (each)  from £6
All other repairs – please call
Double bass
We undertake work to double basses; everything from a new string to a smashed body at prices which won’t break the bank.  Please call us to discuss.
Pick-ups
We recommend the fantastic ‘pure acoustic’ pick-ups from Skyinbow – Shetland.   We have probably done more research into which electric violins/violas and pickups work best than anyone.  Please call us to find out more.
Skyinbow ‘Pure Acoustic’ system, fitted to your violin/viola.  from £239

 

‘BOW REPAIRS and REHAIRS’ 

Rehairs
Violin bow  from £65
Viola bow  from £80
Cello bow  from £POA
Bass bow  from £POA
Repairs to mechanism
Repair broken or ‘impossible to tighten’ screw  from £30
Refit pearl slides /eye  from £15
Repair cracked frog  from £20

 

 

We undertake work on all makes and models on instrument.

  • General repairs and servicing.
  • Renovation of historic instruments.
  • Laser scanning and reverse engineering.
  • Full CNC machining facilities
  • More than 30 years experience.

 

Nationwide collection and delivery.

Find out more about sending your instrument to us – follow the link below:

https://www.hansonmusic.co.uk/4707/products/dpd-instrument-collection–dpd-local-pickup-shop.aspx

 

Contact us

Hanson Musical Instruments
Marsden
West Yorkshire
United Kingdom

telephone: 01484 848060
email: info@hansonmusic.co.uk

Opening hours (GMT)

Monday by appointment.
Tuesday 9.30 - 5.30
Wednesday 9.30 - 5.30
Thursday 9.30 - 5.30
Friday 9.30 - 5.30
Saturday 10.30 - 3.30
Sunday Closed