Full List Of Services:
Acoustic Set Up
An acoustic set up includes: truss rod check and adjustment; string height
adjustment; re-string; fret polishing and fretboard cleaning. Includes a new set of
D’Addario strings fitted to the owner's specification.
Acoustic Set Up
A player set up includes: spot levelling (if required); intonation; string action; neck
relief; nut action; fret polishing and fretboard cleaning. Includes a new set of
D’Addario strings fitted to the owner's specification (bass £!5 extra).
Player Set Up: Electric
Includes all the beforementioned of a player setup but with a new nut installed.
Player Set Up with New Nut
Put your guitar back together again. The glued joint will be stronger than the wood!
Please contact String King for advice or bring your instrument to us for an assessment so we can agree exactly what is required. Estimates are free and are best done in person with the instrument in hand.
Visits to the workshop are by appointment only. Please contact us to arrange a time.
Please note that payment must be made on collection (we do not require any advance payment). Payment can be taken in cash or by card.Instruments must be collected within two weeks of notification of completion of the agreed work (unless otherwise agreed). A storage charge of £5 per week will apply after two weeks unless otherwise agreed.
All prices are for guidance only.
A tailored service, you tell us what you want done!
A full electronic inspection, including re-soldering of joints where needed and
Electrical Check & Clean
Frets re-crowned (dressed)
Includes scratches, dents, cracks. Scratches, dings and screwholes filled and touched up.
Complete Set Up
Everything in the Player Set Up plus an electrical service and any minor repairs.
Frets levelled, crowned and dressed. Includes new D’Addario strings and set up.
Full Cooper Foil Shielding
For guitars with single coil pickups. Defeat the 50/60 cycle hum! Full copper shielding of control cavities.
Prices vary on make of guitars.
New Pots - Sockets
Switches - ect.
Replacing pots and other electrical hardware can improve the tone and will definitely make your electric guitar more reliable.
Neck shim made to fit guitar to correct angle.
Nut removed and replaced with a new nut set to correct action height (Tusq £5 extra).
(Same size, no rerouting) Spruce up the sound of your guitar with a new pickup (£10 extra each for more than
(Different size, requiring re-routing). Pickup replacement, including
routing for an enlarged cavity, subject to inspection.
All frets removed and replaced. levelled, crowned and dressed. Includes player set up service.
Re-fret & Re-finish
All frets removed and replaced. levelled, crowned and dressed. Surface re-finished. Includes player set up service.
Faulty fret removed and new fret installed, levelled, crowned and dressed.
Reset Neck Angle With
Shim (Bolt Knecks Only)
Can be helpful in adjusting a guitar action that’s too high or low.
Body re-sprayed any colour, in acrylic or nitro-cellulose paint.
Replace the strings on your instrument with chimey new ones. Includes strings (Bass £15 extra).
Replace the strings on you instrument and have the intonation set. Includes strings
(Bass £12 extra).
Restring and intonation (including Floyd Rose)
Re-wire electrics (not including components, hollow body £40 extra)
New pre-carved bridge saddle installed.
Tone Capacitor Analysis
Service includes a comparative practical test of the different options.
Tone Capacitor Upgrade
Tuner Set Replacement
Removal of old tuners (machine heads) and replacement with tuners of your specification.
Fit Fishman Pre-amp To Acoustic Guitar
Wax Plotting Pickups
1: £45 - 2: £60 - 3: £75