FRETTED INSTRUMENTS  -  FIDDLES/VIOLINS  -  BOW REPAIR

FRETTED INSTRUMENTS:   Our fretted acoustic instrument repairs are done by Dave Trexler.  Dave is a skilled luthier specializing in evaluation, repair and restoration of acoustic guitars, mandolin-family instruments, and banjos.  Besides his extensive experience repairing fine instruments, Dave has studied and taught lutherie, built custom instruments, and worked for Collings Guitars and Mandolins.  Dave also writes articles on lutherie for owners and players of acoustic instruments.

Services provided by Dave include: 

  • instrument evaluation
  • setups
  • nuts and saddles
  • intonation
  • fretwork
  • structural repairs – including bridge work, headstock repair, crack repair and neck re-sets; pickup installation; and more

Prices vary depending on nature and extent of work, and condition of instrument.  Estimates will be given after Dave evaluates your instrument. Minimum turnaround time is three to four weeks.  Minimum charge for repairs is $50. Work is done off-site at Dave's shop.

 

FIDDLE/VIOLIN REPAIR:  Our fiddle repairs are done by Michelle Hedden.  Michelle has had several years experience repairing and setting up fiddles.  Turnaround time is three to four weeks.  Estimates will be given after Michelle evaluates your instrument.  Michelle does repairs off-site at her shop, but she is at Fiddler's Green Thursday, Friday, and Saturday if you need to speak with her in person.

 

BOW REPAIR:  Katy Cox-McComb of Fiddlesticks Bow Shop does our bow repair.  Again, turnaround time is three to four weeks and prices are determined after Katy evaluates your bow.  Katy does repairs off-site at the Fiddlesticks Bow Shop