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To my valued customers -
After 16 years in Rockville I have relocated to Ijamsville, MD.

Free estimates and same-day service on most repairs. See Contact Page for my shop's address.

To schedule an appointment please call:

24 hour emergency repair service available!


Setups can be done the same or next day.
All setups include a 30 day warranty.

Full Setup — $60 plus choice of strings
Electric, steel string, classical, basses
Setups include truss rod, intonation and nut adjustment, cleaning and polishing frets and fretboard, tightening loose hardware, spraying and cleaning of electronics, pickup height adjustment, cleaning instrument

Full Setup 12-string — $70
(your choice of string)

Strap Buttons Installed — $10
Nuts (made from blanks) — $45-$90
Saddles (made from blanks) — $40-$90
Tuner Replacements (entire set) — $45

Pickup Installation and Replacement:
Humbuckers (2) — $80
Single coils — $35 each, $75 for set of 3
Bass (2) — $45-$120

Acoustic: Under saddle w/ preamp — $120
Repairs: Pot/jack replacements,
full rewires, custom wiring — $20 and up

Level & Polish — $110
Fret polishing, leveling and crowning
Includes Basic Setup

Partial Refret — $60 and up
Includes basic setup and replacing damaged frets, generally in the first position

Full Refret — $225 and up
Maple, Rosewood, Ebony unbound fretboards
Includes Basic Setup
Bound Fretboards — $325

Headstock Repairs — $40-$200
depending on severity

Bridge reglue — $50-$100
Includes Basic Setup

Nut replacement — $45-$80
depending on material choice and guitar
Includes Basic Setup

Hardware and tuner upgrades, cleaning and

Free estimates on finishing and re-finishing, crack and major structural repairs
(occasionally referred to colleagues)


Walt Johns Guitars

Walt Johns Guitars

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