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

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

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

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 […]