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Violin manual : how to assess, buy, set-up and maintain your violin

Author: John Gosling; Marcus Corrie
Publisher: Sparkford : Haynes Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Drawing on the experience and expertise found in a traditional English violin repair and restoration shop, the Violin Manual is a fully illustrated guide to the maintenance, repair and restoration of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Gosling; Marcus Corrie
ISBN: 9780857333797 0857333798
OCLC Number: 879399082
Notes: At head of title: Haynes.
Description: 152 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Background: the violin and the makers, anatomy of the violin, anatomy of the bow, accessories, materials and tools. Buying a violin: the buyer's toolkit, where to buy, what to look for in a violin, recognising problems, characteristics. Basic maintenance: a guide to looking after your instrument including straightforward maintenance routines. Intermediate maintenance: mixing glue, sound post adjustment, straightening a bridge, re-gluing a plate, peg adjustment, fitting pegs, scratches, fitting an end pin. Advanced maintenance: re-shooting a fingerboard, replacing the nut and saddle, removing a plate, making retouch varnish, cracks, re-gluing the plates. Appendices: standard measurements for violins, tool plans, terminology.
Other Titles: Haynes
Responsibility: John Gosling, Marcus Corrie.


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