Beautiful Music Violin Shop Lawrence KS, JJ Hanson Owner/Luthier

This is a list of common repair costs.  
A visual inspection by a luthier is required for estimates on most repairs.
We offer free inspections and estimates on all repairs brought into the shop during business hours.
All repairs include the price of materials.

Fit new bridge

  • Violin $45.00 and up
  • Viola $45.00 and up
  • Cello $70.00 and up
  • Bass $185.00 and up

Fit new nut

  • Violin $45.00
  • Viola $50.00
  • Cello $60.00 and up
  • Bass $65.00 and up

Fingerboard Plane

  • Violin $60.00
  • Viola $60.00
  • Cello $80.00
  • Bass $120.00

Install end pin

  • Violin $15.00-$25.00
  • Viola $15.00-$25.00
  • Cello estimate
  • Bass estimate

Touch up varnish

  • Violin $50.00 per hour
  • Viola $50.00 per hour
  • Cello $50.00 per hour
  • Bass $50.00 per hour


Fit new sound-post

  • Violin $35.00
  • Viola $40.00
  • Cello $45.00
  • Bass $65.00

Fit new saddle

  • Violin $45.00
  • Viola $45.00
  • Cello $65.00 and up
  • Bass $75.00 and up

Install friction pegs

  • Violin $25.00 each
  • Viola $30.00 each
  • Cello $40.00 each
  • Bass n/a

Re-glue fingerboard

  • Violin $40.00 and up
  • Viola $40.00 and up
  • Cello $80.00 and up
  • Bass $120.00 and up


Crack Repair: Requires instrument to be brought in for an estimate 

Open Seams: Requires instrument to be brought in for an estimate

Neck reset: Requires instrument to be brought in for an estimate