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Bowed String Repairs

Bowed String Workshop - Tunbridge Wells

OPENING TIMES
Monday - Closed
Tuesday - Open
Wednesday - Open
Thursday - Open
Friday - Open
Saturday - Open
Sunday - Closed
 

Call 01892 559319 to make an enquiry or a booking

ABOUT

Our workshop in Tunbridge Wells is run by Mark Greenleaf who has been with us since 1995


 

Brittens standard repair price list for bowed string instruments.

All sizes

Instrument Repairs
Violin
Viola
Cello
D.Bass
Fit new bridge
75.00
80.00
100.00
175.00
Lower and shape existing bridge       
12.00
12.00
18.00
36.00
Fit new soundpost
18.00
18.50
40.00
60.00
Adjust existing soundpost
12.00
12.00
18.00
36.00
Fit pegs (each)
18.00
18.50
36.00
-
Paste & re-drill holes in existing pegs
12.00
12.00
18.00
-
Fit endpin
12.00
12.00
50.00
75.00
Fit tail nylon/steel
6.00
6.00
12.00
36.00
Fit Wittner metal tailpiece (built in adjusters)
20.00
21.00
36.00
-
Fit ebony/rosewood tailpiece
18.00
19.00
36.00
90.00
Fit standard adjusters (each)
3.00
3.00
7.50
-
Shoot fingerboard
40.00
45.00
75.00
125.00
Scrape fingerboard
18.00
20.00
36.00
75.00
Fit new top or bottom saddle (ebony)           
36.00
36.50
54.00
75.00
Adjust, lower & shape existing top saddle
6.00
6.00
12.00
18.00
Fit plastic Teka chinrest
12.50
13.50
-
-
Cleaning and gluing from:
6.00
7.00
12.00
18.00
String fitting service from:
1.00
1.00
2.00
6.00
Fit new fingerboard
240.00
250.00
360.00
500.00
Bush pegholes (each-both sides)
36.00
40.00
75.00
-
Front/back removal/replacement (from)
108.00
120.00
150.00
216.00
Soundpost patch (from)
225.00
250.00
300.00
500.00
New bassbar (from)
225.00
250.00
300.00
500.00
Button graft (from)    
250.00
275.00
360.00
600.00
Neck graft (from)
750.00
800.00
1000.00
1500.00
 
 
 
 
 
Bow Repairs
Violin
Viola
Cello
D.Bass
Mongolian rehair
50.00
52.50
60.00
75.00
24 hour rehair (supplement) 
12.00
12.00
12.00
12.00
Fit silver lapping (including thumb band)
75.00
75.00
80.00
85.00
Fit copper lapping (including thumb band)
55.00
55.00
60.00
65.00
Fit leather thumb band
12.00
12.00
15.00
18.00
Fit new slide   
18.00
18.00
18.50
25.00
Fit standard brass eye
10.00
10.50
12.00
15.00
Fit brass eye and screw
36.00
36.00
40.00
50.00
Fit plastic tip facing
36.00
36.00
40.00
50.00
Fit bone tip facing
55.00
55.00
60.00
75.00
Cleaning and lubricating (from)
12.00
12.00
15.00
17.00
 
All major repairs and high quality instruments           Quotation on viewing only
Minimum charge for valuations                                  50.00

These prices include VAT, parts and labour and are in Pounds Sterling.

(Minimum labour charge is £10.00 plus VAT)

 


Bowed String Repairs – New Haw

The New Haw store has a regular stock run between the two shops once a week (usually on a Tuesday or Thursday). If you require a repair please either bring your instrument into the shop or contact Mark on 01892 559319 to book your instrument in ahead of time.