Guitar Tech Work 

  Price List - Electric / Acoustic / Bass

All guitars with a Floyd Rose will cost £5 extra to the original price except for Budget set-up.

All Set-Ups come with Quality Strings of your gauge choice.

Clean & Re-string

£20

Complete check over, polished frets, oiled and treated neck, strings included with gauge of your choice. 

Bass strings will vary.

Budget set-up

£30

A budget set up includes lowered action, straightened neck, polished frets, oiled and treated neck, intonation corrected, complete check over, strings included with gauge of your choice.

Bass strings will vary.

Acoustic budget set-up

£35

Acoustic budget set-up includes lowered action, bridge reduction ( depending on the situation ) neck straightened, polished frets, oiled and treated neck, strings included with gauge of your choice.

Bass strings will vary.

Violin Set-up

£25

Violin Set-up includes action adjusted, strings stretched and tunes, neck oiled and treated, includes strings.

Change Pick-ups

£20

Change pick-up includes changing the pick-up over to the choice of your new one or more, for an extra £10 you can get a Clean & Re-string including strings with gauge of your choice.

Bass strings will vary.

Side Fret dots

£30

Side fret dots include new dots in choice of colour, drilled in and made flush to feel smooth across the neck.

Change machine heads

£15

Changing the machine heads include making them fit the head stock of your guitar by re-shaping the peg holes.

For an extra £10 i can include you a Clean and Re-string including strings with gauge of your choice. 

Bass strings will vary.

Plastic Nut or Saddle

£15

Plastic Nut or Saddle includes a new saddle/nut made fitted for your guitar and needs in terms of action, for an extra £15 i will include a Clean & Re-string.

Bass strings will vary.

Bone Saddle

£35

Bone saddle includes a piece of bone hand carved by myself to help bring out the best of your tone, made from a blank piece of bovine bone, includes a Clean & Re-string.

Bass strings will vary.

Bone Nut

£45

Bone nut includes a piece of bone hand carved by myself to help bring out the best of your tone, made from a blank piece of bovine bone, includes a Clean & Re-string.

Bass strings will vary.

Fret-dress & Set-up

£60

Fret-dress & set up includes leveling the frets, removing dips in the frets, lowered action, straightened neck, polished frets, oiled and treated neck, intonation corrected, strings included with gauge of your choice.

Bass strings will vary.

Re-fret & full set-up

£100

Re-fret & full set up includes removal of your old frets and replacing them with new ones, leveling and reshaping your new frets, neck straightened, frets polished, neck oiled and treated, action reduced, intonation corrected, strings included with gauge of your choice.

Bass strings will vary.   

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Guild

Guild

Quick set up for this beauty, adjusted neck, lowered action, corrected intonation, polished and oiled frets, set up for 10 gauge and a good old buff.

Music Man Starry Night

Music Man Starry Night

Music man - Starry Night limited edition. I had the privilege to set this guitar up this week, set up to 9 gauge, adjusted action, polished frets and treated neck :) I'm going to miss this one!

EKO

EKO

EKO - replaced the pickup selector and earthed the pot

Epiphone Acoustic

Epiphone Acoustic

Epiphone Acoustic - quick set up on this one including straightened neck, polished frets, treated neck and saddle, reduced action and a bees wax polish.

Ibanez Pat Metheny

Ibanez Pat Metheny

Ibanez Pat Metheny hollow body guitar, this guitar was given a fret-dress, oiled neck, buffed frets, neck straightened and set up for 12 gauge flat wound strings, I'm very pleased with the result and another happy customer :)

Taylor Acoustic

Taylor Acoustic

Lowered action, straightened neck, polished frets, treated neck & saddle, all good to go!!

Fender Squire bass

Fender Squire bass

Fender squire bass - lowered action, straightened neck, polished frets, oiled and treated and a polished Finnish

Fender Jazz

Fender Jazz

Fender Jazz Bass - replaced the broken jack input, straightened neck, polished frets, oiled and treated, and a good old clean :)

Fender USA Strat

Fender USA Strat

Quick setup on this USA Fender strat :) another happy customer :)

Japanese Fender Telecaster

Japanese Fender Telecaster

Japanese Fender Telecaster - I have replaced the pickup selector as the old one had fallen apart, no idea how but it happened, neatened the wires inside, polished frets, oiled neck, sorted neck buzz, I miss it already!

Gibson - SG

Gibson - SG

Gibson -SG. this guitar had a lot of hours put into it but in the end it was worth it, made a bone nut from scratch, adjusted the pickups, straightened the neck, adjusted the action, oiled and treated neck and sorted the intornation

Gibson Les Paul

Gibson Les Paul

Gibson Les Paul - drilled in the wholes for a new scratch plate, straightened neck, oiled and treated neck, polished frets, intonation corrected and a good old clean up.

Sound gear / Ibanez bass

Sound gear / Ibanez bass

Sound gear / Ibanez bass - just a quick set up, polished frets, oiled neck, treated wood, re-string and checked intonation

Fender Malibu

Fender Malibu

Fender Malibu - reduced action, straightened neck, polished frets, piled &a treated neck, set up for extra light gauge strings, such a cool little guitar!

LTD Deluxe EC1000

LTD Deluxe EC1000

LTD Deluxe EC1000 - quick set up on this one, adjusted neck, intonation adjusted, polished frets, treated neck.LTD Deluxe EC1000 - quick set up on this one, adjusted neck, intonation adjusted, polished frets, treated neck.

Yamaha - FG730s

Yamaha - FG730s

Yamaha - FG730s - with this yamaha I gave it a quick set up including a straightened neck, polished frets, oiled the neck and reduced the action, I'v also put in new fret dots on the side of the neck as this guitar has been made to play left handed, great sound!!

Gibson Studio Les Paul

Gibson Studio Les Paul

Gibson Studio Les Paul - this guitar took a little bit of work, I rounded off the edge's on each fret either side to help give a smoother touch running your hand along the neck as they were very sharp before making it uncomfortable to play, plus a quick set up with straightening the neck, reducing the action, fixing intonation, polished frets and a treated neck.

Gibson les Paul

Gibson les Paul

Gibson les Paul - this guitar had a quick set up including polished frets, oiled neck, neck straightened etc, I also replaced the bridge, screws and soon the machine heads just waiting on shipment, as they where rusted and worn away with age, I have scrubbed off the verdigris left on the pick ups to! Looking good and plates great!

Fender Squire precision Bass

Fender Squire precision Bass

Fender Squire precision Bass - this guitar has had a quick set up, this includes new strings, polished frets, piled neck, neck straightened, action reduced, and a good old polish

Japanese Fender telecaster

Japanese Fender telecaster

Japanese Fender telecaster - this guitar has been fret-dressed, had the neck straightened, neck pick up changed, action reduced and the neck has been oiled and treated. job done!

Ibanez RG Series

Ibanez RG Series

Ibanez RG Series - fret-dressed, action reduced, straightened neck, set to drop C, cleaned and oiled / treated neck and a fixed input.

Ibanez SA-series

Ibanez SA-series

Ibanez SA-series - The whammy bar on this guitar was stuck all the way forwards, replaced the springs and balanced the saddle back to normal, straightened neck, set up for 10" gage strings, adjusted pick ups, polished frets and neck oiled & treated

Ltd deluxe

Ltd deluxe

Ltd deluxe - quickset up for this one, neck straightened, frets polished, neck oiled + treated, Floyd Rose balanced to half step tuning with 10gage strings

Gibson explorer

Gibson explorer

Gibson explorer- just a quick set up on this one, quick tweak on the neck, polished frets, oiled and treated neck, action slightly lowered! Oh I wish it was mine

Crafter

Crafter

Crafter Acoustic - Lowered the action, straightened neck, polished frets, oiled and treated neck

Seagul

Seagul

Nice tasty set up on this one, straightened neck, polished frets, oiled neck, lowered action and reduced Saddle

Ed Sheeran Signature

Ed Sheeran Signature

finished making a bone saddle for this ed sheeran signature guitar, lowered the action, polished frets, oiled and treated neck, set up using extra light gauge strings.

Dean

Dean

Dean C350F - quick set up for this one which includes a straightened neck, polished frets, oiled & treated neck, floyd rose balanced and set up for 11 gauge, Jack input fixed.

Banjo

Banjo

This guitar is super red neck! No idea how old it is but apparently it's very very old! And plays like a beaut! Just a quick set up on this one.

SGC Bass

SGC Bass

Sgc bass collection - just a quick ones over on this bass, fixed the input, straightened the neck, lowered the action, polished frets, oiled and treated neck

Fender Acoustic

Fender Acoustic

Acoustic - polished frets, oiled neck, treated saddle, lowered action, straightened neck, bees wax buff.

Hofner

Hofner

Had the pleasure of setting up this 1958/1959 Hofner guitar! Sounds incredible :) new Gibson machine heads, lowered action, intonation corrected, polished frets, oiled neck.

Music man

Music man

Music man bass - quick set up on this beauty! Polished frets, straitened neck, oiled & treated, action adjusted.

Yamaha Acoustic

Yamaha Acoustic

Yamaha apx-5a - acoustic set up + strings on this guitar, lowered action, polished frets, oiled neck, fixed pickup, this guitar has a great tone for it's price!

Gibson

Gibson

Gibson 100th anniversary - brand new machine heads installed with screw holes drilled in to fit, heightened action for slide guitar, set up with 12 gauge strings, straightened neck, polished frets, oiled neck and all ready to play!

Ovation 12 string acoustic

Ovation 12 string acoustic

Ovation 12 string acoustic - action reduced, saddle and bridge sanded down, neck straightened, polished frets, oiled neck, set up for light gauge strings.

schecter

schecter

Quick fix up on this schecter acoustic guitar with the budget set up deal

Ozark

Ozark

Ozark Acoustic Bass - quick set up by straightening the neck, restoring colour in the neck and saddle, lowering the action, polished frets and a good over all clean

Fender tele

Fender tele

Fender telecaster - new hand carved bone nut, polished frets, oiled and treated neck, neck straightened, set up with 10 gauge strings, intonation corrected

Epiphone casino

Epiphone casino

Epiphone casino - quick set up for this guitar, polished frets, oiled neck, lowered action, straightened neck, intonation checked and a good old clean

Yamaha Bass

Yamaha Bass

Yamaha Bass - fixed jack input, lowered action, neck straightened, rust removed from frets, polished frets, intonation corrected, oiled & treated neck.

Squire Custom Tele

Squire Custom Tele

Squire Custom - Rust removed from the frets, oiled & treated neck, lowered action and neck straightened

Aria pro 2

Aria pro 2

Aria pro 2 - just a quick set up on this guitar :) including straightened neck, polished frets, oiled and treated wood

Alhambra

Alhambra

Just finished setting up this Alhambra hand made acoustic guitar :) polished frets, lowered action, straightened neck, oiled and treated neck and bridge, all ready to play!!

Gibson 120th anniversary

Gibson 120th anniversary

Gibson 120th anniversary - adjusted action, oiled neck, polished frets, neck adjusted, this guitars sounds amazing!!!!

Finch

Finch

Finch Acoustic - saddle and bridge adjusted, neck straightened, action lowered, frets polished, oiled and treated neck!

Epiphone Acoustic

Epiphone Acoustic

Cheeky set up on this guitar 🎸 I have polished the frets, oiled the neck, lowered the action, straightened the neck and a good old polish!!

Fender Jazz

Fender Jazz

Fender Jazz 5 string bass! This guitar had had a fret-dress levelling out any uneven and worn frets, adjusted neck, polished frets, oiled + treated neck, action reduced, intonation adjusted.

Washburn

Washburn

Washburn - Iv replaced the pickup in this guitar and have put in a L.R.Baggs M1 active pickup, it carts a fantastic sound! Would recommend them highly, the neck has been straightened, piled neck, polished frets and lowered action, set for light gage Martin strings.

IMG_9478.JPGWashburn Bass

IMG_9478.JPGWashburn Bass

Washburn Bass - just a quick set up with this guitar, straightened neck, polished frets, intonation corrected, oiled and treated neck, set up for medium gage strings, this is a great guitar!

LTD

LTD

LTD - H-330, this guitar has had many hours put into it! Some of the frets was buzzing and also playing the same notes as the fret before it! Iv given it a fret-dress and now no buzz! On top of that its had the neck straightened, frets polished, oiled neck, treated, and set up for 11"gage strings, she's a beauty!

Ibanez - neon DR strings.

Ibanez - neon DR strings.

Yamaha

Yamaha

1974 Yamama SG30 - I have filled in the Nut and re filled them to a better hight to stop open string buzz, the neck has been straightened, polished frets, oiled neck, intonation corrected and set up for 10"gage strings, this guitar has insane action and plays so well!!

Crafter

Crafter

Crafter - this cheeky guitar has been set up for a beginner, I have straightened the neck, oiled the neck and saddle, polished frets, lowered the action making the guitar easy to play without any buzz, set up for custom light gage martins!

Fender 12 string

Fender 12 string

Fender Tim Armstrong Hellcat 12 string acoustic - This acoustic has had a lot of hours put into it but it has been worth it! I have made a new saddle for it carved from a blank piece of bone, levelled all the frets out with a fret dress, and cut the nut at the top to make open chords easier to hold, reduced action and a sanded down bridge to be able to make the action low enough for the saddle to still show through, straightened neck, fret buzz removed, polished frets, oiled neck.

Crafter 5 string bass

Crafter 5 string bass

Crafter 5 string bass - this beast has had a new bone nut made from scratch for it, this has also had the peg holes thickened to stop them popping out! the neck has been straightened with the wood being treated with oils and has had the frets polished.

Violin

Violin

Just gave this a quick cheeky set up :) new strings, oiled neck, intonation alined, action reduced, tuned and ready to play!

Ibanez Premium

Ibanez Premium

Ibanez Premium, quick set up for this one, straightened neck, lowered action, frets polished, neck oiled and treated, removed rust and adjusted the intonation. beauty!!

Alden 12 string

Alden 12 string

Fret-dressed, neck straightened, neck oiled and treated, all buzzes from the body gone, pick ups adjusted.

Marconi

Marconi

This has been set up for 11 gage strings from 10's, had the bridge adjusted to stay in tune, action reduced, the nut has been filled for the fitting of thicker strings, neck straightened, frets polished and the neck has been oiled and treated.

Banjolele

Banjolele

Keech banjolele - just a quick set up on this 100 year old guitar, polished frets, fixed machine heads, action reduced, polished neck and body, intonation set.

Wesley

Wesley

Wesley 5 String bass, neck straightened, action reduced, neck has been oiled, buffed and polished frets! just a good old fashioned clean up :)

Takamine

Takamine

Fret-dressed, neck straightened, action reduced, oiled and treated, bone nut carved from blank.

Fender Jazz Bass

Fender Jazz Bass

Fret-dressed, neck straightened, neck oiled and treated, polished frets, all round clean up.

Ibanez RG

Ibanez RG

Ibanez RG - This guitar has had a fret-dress, action reduced, neck straightened, the neck has been oiled and the floyd rose has been set up for those dive bombs!!!

Fender strat

Fender strat

Fret-dress, action reduced, neck straightened, neck oiled and treated.

D'Angelica

D'Angelica

D'Angelico - had a few electrical problems, with the input being hard to reach as their is no access point just that small hole on the right, nightmare! straightened the neck oiled and treated the neck and a good buff! shame i had to give it back

PRS

PRS

Fret-dressed, action reduced, neck straightened, oiled and treated.

Gibson V

Gibson V

Fret-dressed, chips filled in on the neck, straightened neck, bone nut carved from blank, action reduced, oiled and treated neck.

Washburn 12 string

Washburn 12 string

Fret-dressed, action reduced, neck straightened, oiled and treated neck.

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MD -this guitar has had pretty much the full set up, its had a fret dress, straightened neck, the wood on the neck has been smoothed out, frets polished and reshaped to a high standard, this guitar has also had a new bone nut put on it which i have carved from a blank piece, Floyd rose set up ready for those dive bombs!!!

Hafner

Hafner

This guitar had a new bone nut put on it, carved from scratch, its has en set up for heaver gage strings than before and a straightened neck that has been oiled and treated.

Japanese Fender

Japanese Fender

fret dressed, straightened neck, action reduced.

Acoustic Guitar Neck

Acoustic Guitar Neck

A before and after my work on a guitar neck.

Fender U.S.A 1993

Fender U.S.A 1993

1993 fender strat, the electrics was a mess inside so I have replaced some of the wires, put a new volume pot inside and a new 5 way pick up selector, installed a new DIMarzio pickip, polished frets, oiled and treated neck, intonation adjusted, this is a tasty guitar!

Ibanez RG

Ibanez RG

This guitar here has been fret-dressed, neck straightened, frets polished, neck oiled, action lowered, floyed rose balanced and intonation fixed.

Fret-Dress

Fret-Dress

A before and after doing a fret dress levelling and getting rid of all those dips that creat fret buzz

Japanese Fender Telecaster

Japanese Fender Telecaster

This guitar has had a fret-dress + set up and has also had the neck pick-up changed.

Takamine G-series

Takamine G-series

Takamine G-series, neck straightened, oiled and treated neck, frets polished, action reduced by a lot, and has been set up for light gage strings.

Greg Bennett Acoustic

Greg Bennett Acoustic

Action reduced, bridge and saddle neatened up as it had lots of previous damage, the neck oiled and treated as well as the saddle and the frets have been polished.

Tanglewood bass

Tanglewood bass

Just a quick neaten up for this bass, polished frets, oiled and treated neck, pickups adjusted, action reduced slightly.

Warwick

Warwick

Warwick Corvette Bass - has had the pick ups fixed back in, neck straightened, frets polished, neck oiled, intonation aligned, and a cheeky battery replacement for the pick ups :)

Epiphone les paul

Epiphone les paul

This Epiphone has been set up for 11 gage from 9 gage strings, had the nut filled out for the wider strings, neck straightened, neck adjusted and a good old clean up with polished frets and oiled neck.

Taylor Acoustic

Taylor Acoustic

Taylor Acoustic - Quick set up for this guitar, straightened neck, action reduced slightly, frets polished, neck oiled, wood treated, such a nice sounding acoustic, shame i had to give it back.

Yamaha RGX 420

Yamaha RGX 420

Yamaha RGX 420 - just a good all-rounder set up for this guitar, unjammed the trem arm from the floyed rose, straightened the neck, adjusted and balanced then F.R for 9 gage strings, polished frets and a oiled + treated neck :) a very nice guitar indeed!

Hand crafted Bone nut

Hand crafted Bone nut

Fender Stratocaster

Fender Stratocaster

Early 90's Japanese Fender Strat, new dimarzio pick up put in, neck straightened, action reduced, polished frets and oiled neck.

Fender

Fender

Fender Strat, i have straightened the neck, sorted the intonation, adjusted the action, polished the frets, oiled and treated the neck, fixed the broken input. Tasty!!

Peavy Bass

Peavy Bass

Peavy Patriot Bass - another quick set up, reduced action, neck straightened as it did look like a banana frets polished, neck oiled and treated.

Epiphone SG

Epiphone SG

Epiphone SG - just a quick set up, cleaned neck with polished frets, oiled and treated, straightened neck, action reduced, set up for 9 gage strings.

Fender  DG-5

Fender DG-5

Fender DG-5 - Just a quick set up on this guitar, straightened neck, lowered action, set up with custom light gage strings, polished frets and a treated neck/saddle

Epiphone

Epiphone

Epiphone les Paul special II - this guitar has had 4 of the frets reshaped due to a heavy knock, been set up for 10 gage strings, frets polished, neck oiled, action reduced and neck straightened.

Tenor Acoustic

Tenor Acoustic

This Tenor guitar took a little while to fix up, iv made it a new saddle piece and fixed the bridge, the new saddle is carved from a blank piece of bone which now it sounds so bright and louder than the plastic one before polished frets, oiled neck, straightened neck as usual.

Encore Bass

Encore Bass

Encore Bass - had a few electrical problems, well the insides was just a complete mess, guitar guts everywhere! but all reconnected and soldered then also giving this bass a budget set-up.

Bone Saddle

Bone Saddle

Here is is the process of bone carving, the piece in front is the original plastic saddle for the tennor guitar, behind is what i have been making for the guitar and the bone piece at the back is how they start off.

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SX - standard - I replaced the snapped saddle on this guitar after to much whammy! Straightened the neck, polished frets, oiled & treated neck, intonation corrected and set up for 10's

Hohner SG Lion

Hohner SG Lion

Hohner SG Lion - this rare 80's guitar has been set up to 9 gage strings, floyd Rose balanced, jack input repaired, frets polished, neck straightened, neck oiled and treated, action reduced, intonation alined, strings stretched and ready play! This guitar is AMAZING!!

Tenor Guitar Saddle + Bridge

Tenor Guitar Saddle + Bridge

This shows what it used to look like and what i did after sanding down the bridge and making a brand new bone saddle.

Antonia

Antonia

This guitar has had some major work done on the action, took along time but it's worth it :)

MD

MD

Bone Nut carved from scratch.

Gibson V

Gibson V

Hand carved bone nut made for this gibson V