RepairsSpecializing in custom regulations and restorations. Quality repairs and restoration of all acoustic and electric guitars, bass, mandolin, banjo, resonators, etc.. upright bass and much more.. All work guaranteed.We stand behind all of our repairs, if the claim is reasonable, for the life of the instrument.
• C F Martin and Co
• Oskar Graf Guitars
Insurance• Insurance appraisals
• Instrument dating and authentication
Repair Tour
& Seminars
Transcontinental repair tour every second year to Calgary, Kingston, ON, Montreal, Moncton, NB, Montague, PEI, Summerside, PEI, and Halifax, NS. Available for informative seminars and workshops.
Restring and Tune Steel 6 string $20 / 12 string $30  / Classical $25 – plus strings
Neck Adjustment / Set IntonationElectric – $40 and up / Acoustic – $40 and up / plus materials
Maintenance: By quote only please
Full Set up$75 and up / add $20 for 12 string
Add Lock$40 and up
Fret Dressing $100-$120
Partial Re-fret$150-$290
Complete Re-fret $300-350 / Bound neck $350-$500 / White Neck $300-$350
Re-spray lacquered fingerboardNitro cellulose $60 and up / Acrilic $100 and up
Custom colour match of lacquered fingerboardBy quote only please
Plane and Set up Fretless Bass$200 and up
Custom Fitted Bone Nut$70 – 6 strings / $95 – 12 strings + materials
Custom Fitted Saddle$65 includes intonation / add $100 for recutting saddle slot.
Install Tuning Machines $25 and up plus materials
Glue Cracked Headstock (with min. touch up)$150 and up
Neck Reset $400 and up
Top, Rim and Back CracksBy quote only please
Re-glue loose BracesBy quote only please
Re-glue lifting Bridge Remove, Clean up and Reset – $125and up
Shave Acoustic Bridge $100 and up
Make and Install new Acoustic Bridge$300 average
Replacing worn or damaged components $50 and up
Retrofitting pickupsBy quote only please
Acoustic pickup installationBy quote only please
Complete rewiring By quote only please
Pickup rewinding $100 and up
Trouble shooting$40 and up
Refinishing:By quote only please
TouchupsBy quote only please
ChargesFor ‘No surprises’ pricing, let us quote! We can be pretty sure it will fall within 10% or so. If we find something we didn’t expect, we will call you for approval.
 Please note that labour and materials charges will apply for all work done up to any point.
 Deposits may be required on some large jobs.
 Storage charges at $2.50 per day charged on instruments left over 30 days.
Scheduling:We do our best to get your instrument back by your expected date, performing musicians especially. However, delays do happen (even for us), so we cannot guarantee date. Please let us know if it is urgent. 
 We always call to let you know when work is complete.
Warning:Not responsible for defects in pick-ups or parts not purchased at Rufus’. Labour charge stands.
 $40 minimum charge on all jobs.
 All work guaranteed. We stand behind all of our repairs, if the claim and time frame are reasonable.