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.



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.



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


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


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


Binding  £230
Normal  £200


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

Bone Nut & Saddle Replacement

Acoustic Saddle  £60
Guitar/Bass  £60


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


Headstock break, cracks & splits
From  £60


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Richy's Guitar Workshop IconRichy's Guitar Workshop

11A Farm Lane, London

5.0 35 reviews

  • Richy has great knowledge, skill, advice and a clear passion for guitars and the quality of his services! Highly recommended.
    ★★★★★ 3 months ago Dhil T
  • I brought Richy my Lakland 55-94 for a full setup and I'm delighted with the results; everything is absolutely spot on. Richy lowered the action so there's a lovely even tone and feel throughout the entire fretboard and the sound … read more has improved drastically. Richy is a really sound lad who is clearly very knowledgeable and conscientious in his work. This coupled with his incredibly reasonable prices mean I cannot recommend Richy highly enough, I'll definitely be back to him in the future.
    ★★★★★ 9 months ago Andrew B
  • Richy did a wonderful on correcting the set up of my Stratocaster (floating bridge), lowered the action and cleaned up to the point of .... it's basically a new guitar ... this man cares about his craft and was concerned that I was … read more completely happy with the results... yes Richy, I am very happy!
    ★★★★★ 9 months ago sean K
  • I've had my guitar for 5 years and it's never played or sounded so good. Richy really knows what he's talking about and it feels like a completely new guitar. If I have any issues in the future, however big or small, I'm … read more definitely going straight to Richy.
    ★★★★★ 8 months ago Jack P
  • 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 year ago Bo C
  • Richy very kind and curteous, helped me out with an amazingly quick turnaround and was very understanding about the requirements for my guitar. Would recommend his service to anyone.
    ★★★★★ 8 months ago Physical Attraction podcast (ANPA P
  • Hi I left my vintage Gibson guitar in with Richy a few weeks ago when i left it in you could see it needed a lot of work done on it, well i have just received it back and it looks brand new i can't believe it and the sound is brilliant,completely … read more restored,you will go a long way to find a better Luthier than Richy he is the best in my opinion and his prices are very good i'm so pleased with what he has done, lovely guy to do business with
    thanks Richy.
    ★★★★★ 8 months ago Gerard R
  • 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.
    ★★★★★ a year ago 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.
    ★★★★★ a year ago frank R
  • Lovely guy and does a good job, cheers for fixing my bass mate :)
    ★★★★★ a year ago 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.
    ★★★★★ a year ago Dom M
  • 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
    ★★★★★ a year ago Leo E
  • 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.
    ★★★★★ a year ago Charlie G
  • 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.
    ★★★★★ a year ago Jesse S
  • Richy was amazing... my guitar looks, sounds and plays brilliantly...
    ★★★★★ a year ago 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
    ★★★★★ 2 years ago 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!
    ★★★★★ 2 years ago 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.
    ★★★★★ 2 years ago 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.
    ★★★★★ 2 years ago Joe L


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