Austin, TX Guitar Repair & Setup

South Austin Guitar Repair

At South Austin Guitar Repair, we have 2 simple rules:

  • Affordable Guitar Repair
  • Fast turnaround time

We offer excellent Austin guitar repair service at low prices without the old-timey luthier ego.

Call Andrew at South Austin Guitar Repair 512-590-1225

11/1/23 Update: Hey Austin guitar folks. I am on paternity leave for the next 6-9 months and unable to take in any new customers at this time. Keep those guitars safe until summer ’24!

South Austin Guitar Repair


South Austin Guitar Repair Services



Guitars and Basses with a Hardtail Bridge
Strat-Style Tremolo Systems
Floyd Rose and Other Locking Style

Nuts & Saddles

Bone/Brass Nut
Strat Style Nut
Bone Saddle (compensated)
Zero Glide Nut

Premade Nuts and Saddles such as Tusq or Graphite,
etc. are installed at the cost of
fitting the item to your guitar at my hourly rate.

Pickup Install & Other Electronics

Acoustic Pickup Installation

Such as Fishman Matrix Infinity, LR Baggs Anthem, K&K Pure Mini, etc.)

Pickup Installation $40 for one
$50 for two
$60 for three
Replace Potentiometer
Replace Switch
Replace Jack

Humbucker Wiring Mods (per pickup):

Coil Taps
Series/Single Coil/Parallel
Phase Reversal
On/Off Toggle or Momentary Switch

Copper Shielding

Strat/Jazzmaster Size Cavities
Tele/Mustang/Jazz and P-Bass-Size Cavities

Fret Work

Fret Level/Re-Crown and Polish $70/hour
Nickel Wire Re-Fret
EVO Wire Re-fret
Stainless Steel Wire Re-Fret
*Add $70 for fingerboards with binding
Scallop Fingerboard $500
Bass Fretless Conversion
Wood Fill or Epoxy Fill
$300 and up

Hardware Installation

Tuner & Bridge Installation
If enlarging existing holes is necessary
If doweling existing holes and re-drilling is necessary

Bridge Re-glue

If bridge has fully pulled off
If bridge has partially pulled off
$70 and up
$140 and up

Snapped Guitar Headstock Re-Glue

Just want it glued back?
Re-Glue and touch up work
Add Spline Reinforcement
$210 and up


Pickup Cavity
Electronics Cavity w/Cover
Neck Pocket Correction
$70 and up
Strat Tremolo to Floyd Rose Tremolo Conversion $350

Other Guitar Repair Services

Parts Guitar Assembly $70/hour
Wood Crack Re-Glue
Glue Acoustic/Hollow Body Bracing
Glue Acoustic Top/Back to Sides
Re-Glue Loose Binding
$15 per cleat
$15 per inch
$15 per inch
$15 per inch

Finish Work

Clear Coats/Black Coats/Single Color Lacquer Coats $70/hour
Finish Removal $70/hour

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