The Twelfth Fret ~ Since 1977 ~

Service and Repair Rates

General Information

  • Prices Are Quoted in Canadian Dollars.
  • Last Pricing Update: 14 September, 2016.
  • Prices are for labour only. Parts not included unless specified.
  • Set-up is not included in repair prices but is often required.

Service and Rates

  • Bench Rate: $75.00 per hour
  • Minimum Charge: $30.00
  • Repair Estimate: no charge
  • Major Repair / Restoration Estimate: $30.00

Maintenance

Complete Set-Up

Acoustic Guitar $75.00
Bass $85.00
Mandolin $85.00
Electric Guitar $85.00
Locking Tremolo Guitar $100.00
12 String Guitar $100.00
Banjo $100.00
Resonator Guitar $100.00
Bouzouki $100.00

Fret Dress (Plus Set-up)

Complete Fret Dress $150.00
Minimum Fret Dress (Level and Bus Frets) $75.00
Tag Fret Dress (Level and Bus Frets) $50.00
Heat Press (no Guarantee) $50.00
Glue and Re-Seat Frets $50.00
Dress Fret Ends $30.00
Banjo 5-String Fret Dress $200.00

Re-Fret (Plus Set-up, plus $10.00 for parts)

Re-Fret $300.00
Partial Re-Fret (3 to 12 Frets As Required) $200.00 – $250.00
Re-Fret – Bound Fingerboard $350.00
Re-Fret – Maple Fingerboard (clear lacquer satin finish) $375.00
Re-Fret – Maple Fingerboard (tint lacquer gloss finish) $450.00
Re-Fret Rickenbacker Finished Fingerboard with Wood Fill $550.00
Re-fret Banjo 5-String Unbound Fingerboard $350.00
Re-fret Banjo 5-String Bound Fingerboard $400

Custom Nut Work (Plus Set-up)

New Guitar and Bass Nut (add $5.00 for parts) $75.00
New 12 string Guitar Nut (add $5.00 for parts) $100.00
New Mandolin Nut (add $5.00 for parts) $100.00
New Banjo Nut (add $5.00 for parts) $75.00
Install Fender LSR or Floyd Lock Nut $100.00
Install Pre-Slotted Plastic Nut $50.00

Custom Saddle Work (Plus Set-up)

New Saddle (add $5.00 for parts) $50.00
New Saddle with Intonated profile (add $5.00 for parts) $75.00 – $100.00
Fill and Re-Cut Bridge Slot $125.00

Install Tuning Machines

Retro Fit $30.00
Different Style (Includes Filling Screw Holes and Minimum Touch-Up) $50.00 – $75.00

Bass Guitar Work (Plus Set-up)

Plane Fretless Bass $150.00
De-Fret Bass $275.00

Structural Repairs

Cracked Headstock (With Minimum Touch-Up) $125.00 and up
Head-Splice (With Re-Finishing as Necessary) $1000.00 and Up
Top, Rim and Back Cracks $75.00 Each and Up
Re-Glue Loose Braces $50.00 Each and Up
Re-Glue Martin Style Pickguard $75.00

Neck Re-Sets (Includes Minimum Dress and Set-Up)

Martin Style $500.00
Gibson and Other Styles $500 – $600.00 and Up

Bridge Work

Bridge Shave $50.00
Sub-Plate $50.00
Replace Bridge-Plate $150.00 and Up
Re-Glue Acoustic Bridge $125.00
Re-Glue Acoustic Bridge with pick-up $150.00
Re-Glue Classical/ Fan Style Braced Bridge $150.00
Re-Glue Gibson J-200 Style Bridge $150.00
New Custom Martin Style Bridge with Saddle, plus Rosewood or Ebony Blank $300.00 +$15(RW)+25(Ebony)
New Custom Pyramid Style Bridge With Saddle plus Rosewood or Ebony Blank $400.00 +$15(RW)+25(Ebony)
New Custom Classical Style Bridge (Includes Finishing) $400.00
New Custom Classical Style Bridge (Includes Finishing) $400.00

Wiring

All custom wiring work is quoted at hourly rate plus parts.
Acoustic pickup installation $75.00 – $150 and Up
Pickup potting $50.00 per Pickup
Pickup rewinding $75.00 and Up
Trouble shooting Hourly Rate
335 thin hollow body style Hourly Rate

Refinishing

Touchups $75.00 and Up
High gloss clear finish to bolt-on style neck $300.00 – $400.00
High gloss clear finish to bolt-on style body $600.00 – $700.00
High gloss finish – Entire guitar $1000.00 – $1500.00
Satin finishes 50% of Gloss Prices
Oil finishes $50.00 – $100.00
Add on Custom colour mixing + Hourly Rate
Add on Add Stripping and Prep Work + $200.00 and Up

Specialty Items

Install Banjo head (plus parts) $50.00 – $75.00
Install Skin Banjo head (plus parts) $125.00 – $150.00
Replacing Bolt-On style Necks $125.00 – $225.00
Guitar Kit Assembly $250.00 and Up
Resonator Install Hourly Rate
Custom Routing Hourly Rate

Custom Pickguards Installed (Plus Materials)

Flamenco Tap Plates Mylar (Standard Shape as per Template) $100.00 to $125.00
Martin Style $50.00
Electric Guitar Pickguard $150.00 and Up

Left-Handed Conversion

New Custom Nut (add $5.00 for parts) $75.00
Fill and Re-Cut Bridge Slot $125.00
New Saddle (add $5.00 for parts) $50.00
Position Dots (Up To Body Joint Only) $50.00

The Twelfth Fret

Guitarists’ Pro Shop
2132 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, Ontario  M4C 1J9
CANADA
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