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Repair & Services Rates

At Celestial Instruments, we pride ourselves on delivering top-notch service and going the extra mile to ensure our customers are satisfied. Our repair labor rate is $130 per hour, and prices apply to guitars in otherwise good working order. Actual prices may vary depending on your guitar. Parts, strings, and taxes are additional.

SETUPS are $130 plus strings and tax, and include the following:

  • Restring with your choice of strings
  • Clean and/or oil fingerboard
  • Check and adjust intonation
  • Check tuners and all hardware
  • Adjust truss rod if needed
  • Check and adjust nut slots
  • Check and adjust string height
  • Check electronics and pickups
  • Check frets for wear and uniformity

Electric Guitar Rates:

  • Minimum bench fee: $65
  • Restring, oil fingerboard, polish, and tune: $65
  • Standard setup: $130
  • 12-String setup: $195
  • Floyd Rose setup: $195
  • Install bone nut: $130
  • Replace tuners: $65
  • Replace pot, jack, pickup, or switch (solid body): $65
  • Replace pot, jack, pickup, or switch (hollow body): $130
  • Each additional pot, jack, pickup, or switch (solid body): $45
  • Each additional pot, jack, pickup, or switch (hollow body): $60
  • Complete rewire (Strat/Tele): $195
  • Complete rewire (Les Paul): $260
  • Complete rewire (hollow body): $390
  • Pickup rewind (single-coil): $130
  • Pickup rewind (humbucker): $195
  • Wax pot a loose pickup: [Price to be determined]
  • Fret level (includes setup): $275
  • Refret (standard): $520
  • Refret (bound neck): $650
  • Refret (maple fretboard): $650
  • Refret (vintage): $650+
  • Additional cleaning fee: $65
  • Pickup / Dropoff: TBD

Acoustic Guitar Rates:

  • Minimum bench fee: $65
  • Restring, oil fingerboard, polish, and tune: $65
  • Standard setup: $130
  • 12-String setup: $195
  • Install bone nut or saddle: $130
  • Replace tuners: $65
  • Install acoustic pickup: $130
  • Crack repair (per inch): $45+
  • Brace reglue (per brace): $80+
  • Bridge reglue: $275+
  • Neck reset: Martin: $650+, Gibson/Guild: $780+
  • Martin w/Refret: $1250+, Gibson/Guild w/Refret: $1375+
  • Fret level (includes setup): $275
  • Refret (standard): $520
  • Refret (bound neck): $650
  • Refret (vintage): $650+
  • Additional cleaning fee: $65
  • Pickup / Dropoff: TBD

Ready to elevate your guitar or bass? Assessments and quotes are always free. Contact us to book your appointment today!

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