REPAIRER'S CORNER

Our outstanding on site workshop offers repairs

on a huge range of instruments.

Come and talk to John Morris Jnr and Mitchell Morris about

getting your beloved baby back to new again, repaired or even

customised. Below is a list of prices for our most commonly

serviced instruments and their price of service, but if your

instrument isn't on the list just call us (on 3889 9400) for a

chat and we're sure to be able to help you out.

 

Brass Repairs

John Morris Jnr has been servicing and repairing instruments since 1980. A member of NAPBIRT (National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians USA), he utilizes the very best tools, materials and techniques to offer you a top quality job every time. 

We use the ultrasonic method of cleaning our brass instruments during a service, this is an environmentally friendly,
non-corrosive and chemical free method of flushing your horn, producing superior results. To maintain our environmentally friendly approach to the care of your instrument we use synthetic oils and lead free solder. 

 

Service Prices*


Trumpets, Trombones, Cornets and Tenor Horns          - $145.00
Tubas and Lower Brass                                                     - $165.00
French Horn                                                                        - $195.00
 


* Service price includes our exclusive ultrasonics clean, freeing of valves and slides, water key corks and lubrication but does not include dent removal or replacement of other parts. Full overhauls, insurance claims repair of damaged instruments are quoted on as needed. These prices are to be used as a guide only - all work will be fully quoted on prior to commencement. Our technicians will also only carry out work on viable instruments. Antique instruments will be assessed on an individual basis.

Woodwind Repairs

John Morris has been servicing and repairing instruments since 1980.A member of NAPBIRT (National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians USA), he utilizes the very best tools, materials and techniques to offer you a top quality job every time. 

A sax player himself, you can often find John lovingly restoring a vintage sax or clarinet. Whether you are a student or professional player, we are able to take care of your instrument, from yearly servicing to larger jobs such as dent removal of bells on Saxophones and Bass Clarinets to repadding and full restorations. 

 

Servicing of your woodwind instrument should be done on average once a year.Servicing includes removal of necessary key work, re-seating of pads and realignment of bent keys. It also includes the replacement, if required, of up to three pads and three key corks. Keys are oiled and regulated, and a Sterisol bore is used to clean the instrument and mouthpiece.

Service Prices*

 

Flute or Clarinet                                                                - $145.00
Piccolo, Bass Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe, or Bassoon  - $170.00 

 

Full overhauls of your woodwind instrument should be done only as needed, and include removal of all keys plus a total re-pad and re-cork of the instrument. All keys are oiled and regulated, and the instrument and mouthpiece are cleaned using ultrasonics or a Sterisol bore.

Overhaul Prices*

 

Flute or Clarinet                                                                - $490.00
Piccolo, Bass Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe, or Bassoon  - $590.00 


Cork replacements occasionally need to be done on

woodwind instruments outside of servicing. In these

cases, the minimum workshop charge is $45.00.


Single tenon cork replacement                                       - $45.00
Extra tenon corks                                                              - $20.00 each
Gooseneck cork                                                                 - $45.00 

All other work will be assessed on an individual basis. 


*These prices are to be used as a guide only - all work will be fully quoted on prior to commencement.

Our technicians will also only carry out work on viable instruments. Antique instruments will be assessed on an individual basis.

Guitar Repairs

Our own USA-trained luthier, Mitchell Morris is ready to fix any issues your guitar may have.

Whether it be simple setups, crackling electronics, or pickup rewinding, to more extreme body/neck cracks, complete fret jobs, & structural damage - if it's fixable, Mitchell will fix it. 
 

Service Prices* 

Restring 6 or 7 string guitars, banjos, ukuleles and basses                          - $25.00
Restring 12 string / Floyd Rose                                                                         - $35.00
Guitar setup / general maintenance                                                                 - $110.00 plus strings 
(on all guitars except floating bridges)
Floating bridge guitar setup / general maintenance                                      - $140.00-170.00 plus strings. Includes trem balancing.
Fret dress: level, crown, dress and polish all frets.                                        - $150.00-$200.00

Includes fingerboard recondition, set up and restring

Lacquer touch up                                                                                                - $70.00-$100.00 per touch up.
Cracks in body                                                                                                     - $70.00-$100.00 per crack.
Simple fitting of pickups, pots, output sockets, five way switches                - $60.00 each job excluding parts. 
Fitting Piezo type pick up                                                                                   - $120-$150 excluding parts. 

Including height adjustment of saddle, and fitting endpin jack

Fitting pre-amp and pickup                                                                               - $200.00.

Including all elements of piezo fitting plus cutting out

side of guitar and fitting preamp

All other work on guitars will be assessed on an individual basis. 

 

* prices do not include the price of new strings or other parts - including machine heads, pickups, etc.
These prices are to be used as a guide only - all work will be fully quoted on prior to commencement. 

Our technicians will also only carry out work on viable instruments. Antique instruments will be assessed on an individual basis.

Orchestral Strings Repairs

Luthier Mitchell Morris specializes in all types of repairs, from a simple string change, fallen sound-post, or general set up, to major repairs like broken necks and cracked bodies, through to making parts and refinishing the outside polish. 
 

Service Prices*  

Restring violin / viola                                                                                        - $20.00
Restring cello / double bass                                                                            - $30.00
Violin - Supply and fit new bridge                                                                   - $55.00
Viola - Supply and fit new bridge                                                                    - $55.00
Cello - Supply and fit new bridge                                                                    - $95.00
Double Bass - Supply and fit new bridge                                                       - $125.00
Violin / Viola - repair broken neck                                                                  - $85.00-$125.00
Cello - repair broken neck                                                                               - $150.00-$190.00
Double Bass - repair broken neck                                                                  - $200.00-$250.00
Lacquer touch up                                                                                              - $70.00-$100.00 per touch up.
Cracks in body                                                                                                   - $70.00-$100.00 per crack.
Spirit finish touch-up                                                                                        - POA 



* prices do not include the price of new strings or other parts.

These prices are to be used as a guide only - all work will be fully quoted on prior to commencement. 

Our technicians will also only carry out work on viable instruments. Antique instruments will be assessed on an individual basis.

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