Luthier / Guitar Workshop

West London based guitar luthier providing guitar repairs, general set ups, intonation set up, action & string height adjustment, general clean up of body & fretboards, fret re-dress, fret polish, complete levelling & crowning, guitar electrics clean ups and mods, hardware replacements, string changes and many more.

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Prices

Here are my set prices for my guitar luthier services. If you have a project that is not included on the price list or you would like a quote for a special job please contact me for more information.

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Restring

Stretch & tune new strings, clean, treat & polish
Classical/Nylon string guitar  £25
Acoustic, Electric Guitar & Bass  £20

Set-Up

Clean & polish fretboard/frets, check & clean electrics, nut & saddle adjustment, truss rod adjustment, neck relief, intonation, tremolo balance, pickup height.
Locking Trems  £80
Acoustic, Electric & Bass  £70

Electrics


Shielding  £60
Switch Replacement  £20
Jack Replacement (incl. jack)  £20
General Work (Les Paul/SG)  £70
General Work (strat/tele)  £60

Fret Dress

Fret level & dress/recrown, set up
Standard Fret Dress  £140

Re-Fret


Binding  £230
Normal  £200

Bridges


Electric Bridge Upgrade  £50
Removal, clean & re-set of acoustic bridge  £140

Bone Nut & Saddle Replacement


Acoustic Saddle  £60
Guitar/Bass  £60

Pickups


Acoustic Pickup Install  £35
Electric Pickup Install (passive) - from  £20
(depending on no. of pickups)

Gluing

Headstock break, cracks & splits
From  £60

Reviews

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Richy's Guitar Workshop IconRichy's Guitar Workshop

11A Farm Lane, London

5.0 26 reviews

  • Richy has been working on a 5 string bass which has turned out to be a pretty tricky customer. Got the bass back today and I haven't been able to put it down. Richy is a great lad, friendly and really likeable, as well as being an … read more excellent luthier, he is more than reasonably priced for his work, the work he has done for me would've cost and has cost considerably more than other guitar techs I have used before. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Richy, he will be getting a lot more work from me in the future and will now be my first port of call for anything I need done to any of my guitars.
    ★★★★★ a month ago Avatar Bo C
  • Richy did some great work on my Ibanez SA series guitar. He was friendly and clearly very knowledgeable about how to take care of, repair and restore electric guitars. He fixed my broken input jack, set up some new strings with some lower … read more action and cleaned my guitar. Now it sounds great, and almost feels like a brand new guitar, so I definitely recommend Richy's services.
    ★★★★★ 3 months ago Avatar Robin S
  • Richy installed a handmade bone nut and performed a full set up on a Squier Standard Stratocaster. The improvement is remarkable!
    Having the bridge saddles and pickups adjusted to the optimal height makes a huge difference to the playability
    … read more and sonic performance.
    I was considering paying £1,000+ for a USA Strat, but I don't need to now.
    Highly recommended.
    ★★★★★ in the last week Avatar frank R
  • Richy did an amazing job on modifying my telecaster with some new pickups and a set-up for a heavier string gauge. I’m very happy with how it turned out and I can now go from Springsteen to Slipknot in the blink of an eye...Richy listened … read more to what I wanted - even if it was a bit odd - and turned it around very quickly, always keeping me updated along the way.
    ★★★★★ 3 months ago Avatar Charlie G
  • Richy was really patient with me and very good with constant updates and asking me before any major decision. The quality of his knowledge and experience is amazing.
    He did fret dresses, recrowning, sanding an acoustic saddle, fitting
    … read more new bridges and tremolo system, replacing wiring, polishing, restringing, action adjustments, etc
    Very happy with his work, would recommend
    ★★★★★ 5 months ago Avatar Leo E
  • Richy has done tons of work on my guitars including advising and helping me build my first partscaster which I couldn’t be happier with. My guitars always feel amazing when I get them back from Richy. Highly recommend.
    ★★★★★ 6 months ago Avatar Jesse S
  • I’m very much a beginner and was playing a poorly setup strat and wasn’t enjoying it very much. Richy did wonders cleaning up and a setup for lower gauge strings and reduced action. I somehow was magically able to actually play it after … read more I got it back. Great service and comms from Richy
    ★★★★★ 4 months ago Avatar Alex N
  • Lovely guy and does a good job, cheers for fixing my bass mate :)
    ★★★★★ 5 months ago Avatar A
  • Richy took care of my acoustic guitar, treating the wood with oil for longevity and setting the neck for easy playability. The guitar now plays like a dream.
    ★★★★★ 6 months ago Avatar Dom M
  • Richy was amazing... my guitar looks, sounds and plays brilliantly...
    ★★★★★ 7 months ago Avatar Nicolas B
  • Rich is very friendly, great value and gets his work done fast. No pretense like some other guitar shops in SW London, does exactly what it says on the tin. I've put three guitars in with rich soon to be a fourth. Highly recommended. … read more
    ★★★★★ a year ago Avatar Tim B
  • Fantastic customer focus/service from Richy. Made sure I understood what things I needed doing with my Guitar. He messaged me whenever there was going to be any extra work needed or if anything else needed ordering and he sorted it all … read more out. Hes taken a guitar which has been in the attic for nearly 10 years and brought it back to life so cant recommend enough!
    ★★★★★ a year ago Avatar Ieuan W
  • Really pleased with the service, my guitar looks brand new again - it actually plays better than it did before. Richy helped restring, replace the nut, straighten the neck and fix the setup. The turnaround was quick and Richy is a really … read more decent guy. Highly recommend.
    ★★★★★ a year ago Avatar EJ_2012 S
  • Richy was quite helpful and friendly. He helped me change the strings within 24 hrs which was quite fast without any delay.
    ★★★★★ a year ago Avatar Joe L

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For a quote on a special project or some more information please get in touch using the contact form below or call me directly on 07540 197157