Lowcountry Luthiery

Please call for an appointment 843-641-8869
email: guitarrepaircharleston@gmail.com

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SetUps, Fret Work, Nuts Saddles & Bridges, Electronics, Finish Work
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Set-Up and Maintenance Service



Restringing
Includes string install, oil board, stretch strings, tune to pitch. 
  *** Strings not included ***

6 string-     $15  /   $10 w/Other work
12 string-   $25  /   $20 w/Other work
Classical-   $30  /  $25  w/Other work
Floyd Rose  $25  /  $20 w/Other work
Mandolin, banjo or ukulele  $25  / $20 w/Other work

Set-ups 
Includes diagnostics, buffing frets, cleaning fret board, tightening hardware, restring, adjusting nut slots, truss rod adjustment, adjusting action, setting intonation w/Stroboscope, checking electronics, and adjusting pick ups.

Hard Tails (Les Pauls, Teles) Basic4-string Basses
          Setup $60  /  $150 w/Fret Level**

Acoustic 6-strings, Classicals, Strat style w/tremelos, Guitars w/Bigsbys, Archtops
          SetUp  $60  /  $150 w/Fret Level**

Locking Tremolo Guitars, 12-string guitars, Mandolins, 6-string Basses
               SetUp  $70  /  $160 w/Fret Level**


** Fret levels 
Includes full Set-up, measuring and leveling frets, recrowning, redressing and buffing to a high polish.
Full Re-fret
includes fingerboard plane, slot clean and seal, fretting, level and crown. Strings not included, Add $25 for stainless steel fret wire .

**Unbound rosewood or ebony  $300
**Unbound maple  $300 (refinish fingerboard add $75)
**Bound rosewood or ebony  $325
**Bound maple  $350
**New nut with re-fret, 6-string  $60 
**New nut with re-fret, 12-string  $90 
**Refinishing fingerboard with

Partial Re-frets
includes full fret level, re-crown and set up on 6-string
1  $160
2  $170
3  $180
4  $190
5  $200
6  $210
7  $220
Guitar with Binding Add $5 per fret

Fret Levels
See Set-Ups w/Fret level in the box above
Fret Work
Nuts, Saddles & Bridges
Repair Prices
Pots, Jacks & Switches

Replace potentiometer......$25 plus pot cost
Replace selector switch......$30 plus switch cost
Install mini toggle switch......$35 plus switch cost
Install output jack......$20 plus jack cost
Replace toggle switch (strat, Les Paul, etc...)......$25 plus switch cost

Complete Cavity Shielding 

w/conductive copper tape......$75  


ELECTRIC GUITAR PICKUP INSTALLATION

One pickup......$35
Two pickups......$45
Three pickups......$55
Rout pickup cavity on flat top......$50  /  $25 for each additional
Rout pickup cavity on curved top......$75 /  $35 for each additional

Acoustic Guitar P/U Installation

Transducer under the saddle(Gold Plus, 332 Thinline)......$75  /  $100 w/routing
Sound hole w-endpin jack......$50
Pre-amp (cut side hole install pickup)......$150 and up

​This Page is still under construction.
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   Acoustic Bridges

Bridge remove / reglue
 Martin style 6 string...... $135
 Ovation ......$150-$175
Classical...... $175 

Replace w/new Bridge......$175 to $250(style depending)


Saddles
Saddles are radius shaped and compensated for intonation(prices are for 6 string)


Reseat saddle for piezo pickup......$25(add $25 if slot needs work)
Bone Saddle Upgrade, radiused and compensated......$70.00

Nuts
Includes hand cutting and shaping new nut from scratch, and fitting it specifically for each instrument.  It is highly recommended each instrument be set up to insure optimal playability. 

New nut......$60 + material(add$5 to $20)
New Bone Nut......$70 ($90 for 12 string)
Install Plastic nut......$35
Brass nut......$90
Lower string action at the nut......$25 / w/Nut shim $35
Floyd Rose nut install(w/routing)......$150

Electric Guitar Bridges
Add $25 for full Set Up

Tun-O-Matic or Strat/Tele Hardtail......$30 w/no drilling  /  $75 w/plugging & drilling
New Tremelo(Strat/FloydRose)......$45 w/no rout  
Strat Tremelo w/rout......$150(includes a Setup)
Floyd Rose Original w/rout......$150  /  $225 w/locking nut(includes Setup)
Floyd Rose II w/rout......$200 /  $275 w/locking nut(includes Setup)









                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                                                                                              
Electronics
Cracks, Touch Up & Structural  
Cracks & Structural
Repair cracks w/cleats(no touchup)......$20 + $12 per inch  
 add $25 base charge plus $25/inch for touch up
Repair crack w/splint and touchup......$150 for 1-3 inches / $200 for 3-6 inches
Loose brace reglue......$35-$50 per brace
Off brace reglue......$65 and up


Headstock
Headstock reglue(no splines, no touchup,no restringing)......$75
w/touch up......must quote($50 minimum)

Necks

Bolt-on electric necks
Mount neck, no drilling......$30
dowel and drill a stripped neck......$60

Acoustic neck reset
Traditional dovetail......$425
Guild, Gibson or touchup required.....add $100
Acoustic bolt-on......$250

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