Repair and restoration of your stringed instrument should be carried out by a suitably
qualified and experienced craftsman.  To insure successful, stable and reversible repairs
only appropriate methods and materials should be used, always trying to retain as much
of the original wood and varnish as possible.
Typical repair and restoration procedures:

Crack repairs.
Peg bushing.
Neck re-setting (re-elevating / straightening).
Shim below fingerboard (to adjust elevation).
Neck graft.
Button graft, Button crown, & Button patch (doubling).
Edging, & Half edging.
Replacement corners.
Varnish work.
Bass bar replacement.
Fingerboard re-shoot / re-surface.
Specialist Cleaning.  
Nut replacement / adjustment.
violin undergoing a repair in Mark Jennings' workshop, Mullion, Cornwall.
violin undergoing restoration in Mark Jennings' workshop, Mullion, Cornwall.
Andreas Hienrich front with FF hole
wing crack.
This is probably the most common place
for damage to a violin front
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