Below are examples of routine maintenance tips in order to keep your stringed instrument performing it’s best.

October 4, 2017

Protect the instrument against impacts.

Why? Much of the strength of the instrument comes from its shape; the wood itself is quite thin. Furthermore, the strings put a lot of force […]
October 4, 2017

Bridge: inspect regularly

What am I looking for? Angle: The back of the bridge (the side towards the tailpiece) should be perpendicular to the top of the violin. This […]
October 4, 2017

Fingerboard and nut: inspect

What am I looking for? The fingerboard should be smooth; the strings should clear the fingerboard along the entire length. The nut should just allow a […]
October 4, 2017

Soundpost: check position

What am I looking for? The soundpost can be seen through the treble ff-hole. It should appear to stand straight up, and it should be located […]