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|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Gosling; Marcus Corrie
|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.|
|Responsibility:||John Gosling, Marcus Corrie.|