Repair Shop

Dusty Strings’ repair shop has earned the trust of many as the Pacific Northwest’s go-to place for the expert care of fretted stringed instruments. Due to high demand, we currently find it necessary to limit our repair services to the following:

  • Setup work and other repairs for acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin family instruments, banjos, and ukuleles purchased at Dusty Strings.
  • Installation of pickups purchased at Dusty Strings.
  • Repairs on quality used instruments that are candidates for purchase, trade-in, or consignment.
  • Repairs on Dusty Strings harps and hammered dulcimers. These are arranged through our instrument building workshop. For harp or hammered dulcimer repair inquiries, click here.

To discuss your repair needs, please call us at (206) 634-1662 or email us at with “Repair” in the subject line. Include your name, phone number, and description of your repair needs. We are working hard to help as many customers as we can!

Instrument Restringing

For restringing of a guitar, mandolin, banjo, or ukulele, please call us at (206) 634-1662 and schedule a time to drop your instrument off with us. Instrument restringing is performed by our expert retail sales staff and includes inspection for possible repair needs and light cleaning. Restrings are performed on a next-business day basis, with a minimum labor fee of $30.

Interested in selling, trading, or consigning your instrument? Click here!