Bazouki or Bouzouki is an eight stringed musical instrument, the
body traditionally made from a gourd with a wooden top piece and
a long neck on it, similar to a lute. The Bazouki originated in
Turkey, but was developed in Greece before being adopted by Irish
Folk musicians which is when the body was started to be produced
with flat wooden backs. Originally the Bazouki had six strings,
but was adapted by Greek players to utilize eight strings tuned
C, F, A, D which is one tone above the top four strings of a guitar.
This tuning makes for ideal accompaniment to other instruments,
especially Guitars and Mandolas.
Custom Shop has been repairing and modifying Bazouki's for over
Below is a general price guide. If a repair is not listed, call 773-583-2529 or email at Repairs
General Price Guide for Bazouki Repairs
Our set up includes adjustment of tuning pegs.
Re-String, Fret Buff, Intonation and
Action Adjustment, $35.00
Electronic pick ups Installed / Bridge Replaced Starting at $45.00
1. Truss Adjust Straighten
2. Action Adjustment Intonation
3. Intonation Adjustment - Acoustic/Electric Set String Length
4 Buff & Polish Finish
Bazouki Bridge Work
Bridge work to allow correct string tension/angle
and correct action that was too highor to low.
Broken or Cracked Headstocks
Stressed Necks Straighten with Humidity Yreatment.
Plane Fingerboard for Complete Fret Job.
Run Tailpiece Ground
Transducer Installation Saddle Type - Microphone (Mini flex) -
End pin Jack
Fill Old Holes
on worn tuners and Replace Tuning Machines,
Broken Peg Head
Get current market value
for resale and insurance purposes. Send a color jpeg or picture,copy
of receipt description of the instrument and any other information
needed for the appraisal. Include a $ 35.00 check or money order for
each instrument Made Out to; Chicago Music Productions. We send a certificate of the appraisal to you. We also keep a copy for our records when you need
a third party verification.
Chicago, IL. 60618
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