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|
|Refit or adjust sound post||from||£20|
|Ease pegs (each)||from||£12|
|Shoot fingerboard to correct buzzing strings||from||£30|
|High level violins|
|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|
|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|
|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.|
|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’
|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.
- Book collection of your instrument using our insured courier service.
- More convenient and probably cheaper than driving to your local music shop.
- Fast turnaround – most work can be completed and returned in 48 hours.
Find out more about sending your instrument to us – follow the link below:
Hanson Musical Instruments
telephone: 01484 848060
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