Our Custom Shop has been repairing and modifying violins for over 20 years. Below is a general price guide. If a repair is not listed, either call or email to get a definite answer.

General Price Guide for Violins and Violas

SET UP $35.00

Hand fitted and adjustment of tuning pegs.
Adjustment of the bridge.
Complete Setup Includes Re-String;
Intonation and Action Adjust, Fingerboard Treatment and buff,
Replacement of Strings.

Electronic pick ups Installed
Bridge Replaced $25.00
Bridge Reset $45.00
New Tuner Peg Installed $25.00
Nw Sound Post $35.00

We can custom make your bridge for that impeccible feel and sound.

List of Services

1. Straighten Fingerboard/Correct Relief
2. Action Adjustment
3. Intonation Adjustment = Set String Length
4 .Buff & Polish Finish


Jordan Electric Violins WoodViolins
Zeta Music
Reuning Violins
Kloss Violins
Cauer Violins
Mallion Violins
Metzler Violin Shop
Bradivarius Violins
Williams Gengakki
Taylor Violins
Moroz Violins
Rutman's Violins
Nashville Violins

Full size
3/4 size

Viola and Cello



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Violin Bridge Work

Shave down bridge to allow correct string tension/angle and correct action that is too high.
Re-Set Bridge Cracks Sealed Worn Pin Holes on Headstock


Stressed Necks Straighten and humidity treatment.
Plane Fingerboard - Set Radius


Run Tailpiece Ground On Solid Body Transducer Installation Saddle Type
- Microphone (Mini flex) - Sound hole w/ End pin Jack

Structural Repairs
Replace Tuning Machines, Fill Old Holes and ReBore
Broken Peg Head reglued Cracks/Separations

Bridge Correction

1. Measure height to set bridge for intonation and new bridge placement.
2. Shape and sand bridge to string height and move to intonation spot.
String up, intonate and tune to pitch.





Violin Appraisal Service

Get current market value for resale and insurance purposes. Send a color jpeg or picture,copy of receipt description of the Violin or Viola 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 keep a copy
for our records and when you need a third party verification. we also send a certificate
of the appraisal to you.

Chicago Music Productions
3021 N.Troy
Chicago,IL. 60618



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