Jan 092012

Luthier Services:


Re-String-Free Re-String with any other repair. Only the cost of strings will apply.


Truss Adjust – Straighten Fingerboard/Correct Relief.


Install Strap Button –Per your requirements.


Machine Head Adjustment – Adjust Tension on Tuning Machines & Lubricate Gears (If Necessary).


Action Adjustment – Acoustic/Electric – Set String Height At Nut & Saddle.


Intonation Adjustment – Acoustic/Electric/Archtop – Set String Length At Nut & Saddle.


Tremolo Adjustment – Adjust Tension – Balance Tremolo Left to Right & Front to Back.


Compound Finish – Compound, Buff & Polish Finish.


Complete Setup – Complete Setup Includes Re-String, Fret Buff, Truss Adjust, Intonation and Action Adjust, Fingerboard Treatment, Machine Head Adjust and Lubrication, Tremolo Adjustment, Replacement of Springs (if necessary), Spray Electronics,


Replace Pickguard – (Stock) Replace & Finish Top Wood (If Necessary).


Saddle Work

Replace With Bone & Blank

Replace Compensating Saddle (Bone)

Fill & Re-Cut Saddle Slot


Nut Work

Replace With Bone Blank – 6 string/12 string.

Replace With Brass

Fill & Re-Cut Nut Slots


Install Violin, Viola, Cello nut – Octave nut

Bridge Work

Bridge Replacement – as required all Stringed instruments


Custom Bridge – Acoustic / Archtop.


Re-Size/Re-shape Bridge – Shave Down Bridge On Acoustic Guitars To Allow Correct String Tension/Angle And Correct Action That Is Too High (alternative to neck reset on some guitars).


Re-Glue Bridge – Includes Sanding Under Bridge & Adding Wood (If Necessary).


Bridge Cracks – Seal Cracks In Bridge W/ Epoxy/Wood Filler/Or Wood.


Bridge Pad/Plate Replacement – Acoustic Guitars.


Worn Pin Holes/Plate Repair – Re-Route Bridge Pin Holes on Bridge & Bridge Pad.


Fingerboard & Frets

Heat Treatment/Stress Neck – Straighten Neck With No Truss Rod or When Truss Rod Is Too Tight To Move.

Plane Fingerboard – Square Up Fingerboard.

Replace Fingerboard – Remove Old Fingerboard & Replace – With or W/O Binding.

Re-Crown – Re-Round Top of Frets – Buff/Polish & Clean Fingerboard.

Fret Ends – File Fret Overhang.

Complete Fret Job – Level/Mill/Set Radius/Re-Crown & Dress Frets.

Fret Reset/Partial Re-Fret – Priced Per Fret – With or W/O Binding.

Complete Re-Fret – Pull Frets/Install New Frets/Includes Complete Fret Job & Fingerboard Repairs- With or W/O Binding.



All Arch Tops Require Minimum Bench Fee $45

Pickup Replacement

Replace Potentiometer

Replace Selector Switch

Run Tailpiece Ground On Solid Body

Install Mini Toggle Or Push/Pull Pot

Install Output Jack

Install Pre-amp (Pre-amp Not Included).

Complete Rewire – Standard Wiring & Custom Wiring.

Hum & Electrostatic Shielding

Spray Electronics – Clean & Lube Noisy Pots.

Transducer Installation – All types and brands-Saddle Type – Microphone (Miniflex) – Soundhole W/ Endpin Jack.


Structural Repairs

Machine Head Replacement -Replace Tuning Machines, Fill Old Screw Holes & Re-Route Tuning Peg Holes.

Broken Peg Head – With or W/O Finish.

Neck Reset – Correct Angle of Neck – With or W/O Binding.

New Neck – Replace Old Neck With Factory Part.

Flatten Top – With or W/O New Plate – Bridge Removal – Required.

Braces Re-Glued

Replace Brace



On most instruments, quoted based on severity of damage.


Nov 272011

Bridge Repair

Brightwood Music offers several specialty services including repairs and custom work.

Please contact us directly to discuss all options!