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

Proper Climate

Why? Too humid: Wood swells; pegs stick tight. This can cause pegbox cracks. Glue absorbs moisture and seams may open. Too dry: Wood shrinks; the pegs […]