Can I mend my violin?The Black bit with the silver bracket you put your chin on has come off of the violin. Also a thin bit of cork has come loose with it? Not sure if I can mend it or it needs to be done professionally, can you kindly please advise....Click here for the fix.
rebushing of holes in peg-box to install new pegs.?peg holes in peg box have been reamed and are now to large for standard size pegs. can the holes be rebushed and drilled/reamed for new pegs ? if so. are bushings available commercially ?...Click here for the repair.
what should I use to attach the tailpiece to the button?Help please! The little "cable" that attaches the tail piece to the button on my violin has broken. I took it to a local repairman and he replaced it with some sort of strong 'string' but it snapped again as soon as I tried to tune the violin. What is the proper material for this "string" and wha...Click here for the repair.
how to put a sound post into a violin?The sound post seems to be missing from my violin ? how can i put a new one in place. is there a special tool for this job? I am a very skilled woodworker so i am not affraid to have a go at it...Click here for the fix.
How do I replace the button at the end of the violin?The Button has been broken off the end of the violin, how do I remove the old section and replace the new? what glue do I use?...Click here for how to mend it.
My Violin is out of tune every Thursday when I go to my lessons.?My pegs are really loose and I want to know if I can do anything....Click here for the repair.
violin reglue?I glued the neck back on an older violin(3/4 lewis) and the clamps slipped and the neck is off center and too high--how can I loosen the glue and safely redo the joint? I used "TITEBOND"HIDE GLUE-I don't have a heating iron or any equipment....Click here for the repair.
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