Guitar Repair

Have a Guitar that Needs Repair?  Make an Appointment Today:1-518-817-1710

Snyder Custom Guitars is a full service guitar repair shop.  Joshua Snyder is a professional luthier, with over 20 years of guitar repair and custom work experience. Located in Scotia, NY, he provides all levels of guitar repair.Whether you need a guitar setup or a neck reset Joshua Snyder can get it done right.  Snyder Custom Guitars can repair electronics, body damage, top cracks, broken headstocks and more.  No repair is too big or too small.  Let a professional, dedicated luthier work on your guitars!

Email: josh@snydercustomguitars.com

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BASIC SETUP 

A basic setup includes a full inspection of guitar including body, neck, frets, finish, electronics and hardware. Full clean and polish including frets and fretboard. Lubricate and tighten all nuts on tuners, pots, and jacks. Proper and personalized adjustment of truss rod, nut slots, bridges, saddles and pickups. D’addario XL or EJ strings included.

ADVANCED SETUP 

An advanced setup is for guitars with locking tremolo systems, classical guitars, 12-string guitars, 6-string basses, mandolins, violins, banjos, etc.

STANDARD RESTRING 

A standard restring includes removal of old strings, a full clean and polish including frets and fretboard and replacement of strings. D’addario XL or EJ strings included.

ADVANCED RESTRING 

An advanced resting is for guitars with locking tremolo systems, classical guitars, 12-string guitars, 6-string basses, mandolins, violins, banjos, etc.

PICKUP INSTALL 

Single pickup installation includes removal of old pickup and installation of the new pickup in the same configuration. Inclusion of switches or potentiometers to alter pup function is extra. This job may require a restring or a setup.

MULTIPLE PICKUP INSTALL 

Multiple pickup installation includes removal of old pickups and installation of the new pickups in the same configuration. Inclusion of switches or potentiometers to alter pup function is extra. This job may require a restring or a setup

ACOUSTIC PICKUP INSTALL 

Permanent installation of a new piezoelectric and/or magnetic pickup in an acoustic instrument. Includes drilling and cutting the necessary holes, installation of the pickup, output jack and any accompanying preamp. A full setup is required and included.

POTENTIOMETER REPLACEMENT 

Standard potentiometer installation. Includes removal of old or defective potentiometer and replacement. Custom installation or modification is extra.

SWITCHING POTENTIOMETER 

Push pull, push push, fender S1 etc. potentiometer installation. Includes removal of old or defective potentiometer and replacement. Custom installation or modification is extra.

WIRING REPAIR 

Includes the repair of bad solder joints, shorts, disconnected wires.

PICKUP SELECTOR SWITCH 

Replacement of a three or five way blade selector or toggle switch. Custom installation or modification is extra.

OUTPUT JACK 

Removal and replacement of an old, corroded or faulty output jack.

PARTIAL REFRET 

Removal of worn or damaged frets (up to eight). Condition fretboard. Installation and preparation of new frets. A full setup is included.

FULL REFRET 

Removal of all frets. Condition and re-radius the fretboard. Installation and preparation of new frets. A full setup is included.

LEVEL CROWN POLISH 

Remove high spots in frets that hinder playability. Re-crown frets and polish to a shine. A full setup is included.

FRET END DRESSING 

Smooth and round over sharp extruding fret edges.

OTHER REPAIRS (BY QUOTE, PER JOB)

  • BROKEN HEADSTOCK REPAIR

  • BODY CRACK REPAIR

  • ACOUSTIC BRIDGE REPAIR

  • ACOUSTIC BRACE REPAIR

  • ACOUSTIC NECK RESET

  • FINISH RETOUCH/REPAIR

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