Commonsense Instrument Care - James N McKean

Commonsense Instrument Care - James N McKean

$25.25

This guide is a must-have reference book to help all string-instrument owners care for their instruments and bows.

• Basics

• Insurance

• The bow

• Strings

• Pegs

• The bridge

• The fingerboard

• The soundpost

• Open bouts

• Buzzes

• Repairs

• Retouching

• Preventing accidents

• General maintenance

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Commonsense Instrument Care: How to Look After Your Violin, Viola or Cello, and Bow (Strings Guide) by James N McKean

This guide is a must-have reference book to help all string-instrument owners care for their instruments and bows. With education and guidance, any player can learn: what is necessary to get a stringed instrument into top condition for optimum sound and tone, routine maintenance practices, and how to treat an instrument to ensure that it will provide a lifetime of quality playing and musical enjoyment; and much more. Includes helpful photos throughout.

Included in the book:

  • Basics
  • Insurance
  • The bow
  • Strings
  • Pegs
  • The bridge
  • The fingerboard
  • The soundpost
  • Open bouts
  • Buzzes
  • Repairs
  • Retouching
  • Preventing accidents
  • General maintenance

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