Repairs

Instrument and bow repair work is often compared to the work of a medical doctor. The ethics of instrument and bow repair is this: Do no harm. Here at Williams Fine Violins, we work quickly and with the utmost skill. We know that time can be of the essence in instrument repair, and that’s why we’re trusted by many professional players in Music City. Whether it’s a violin, viola, cello, or bass, we can tackle whatever you need. Here are some common instrument repairs we see in the shop (for bow work, please click here):

  • bridge press
  • clean & polish
  • crack repair (inside and outside)
  • ebony crown
  • endbutton or endpin fitting
  • fingerboard plane
  • fingerbord “fret dots” (double bass)
  • neck pin
  • neck reset
  • neck reshape
  • new bridge
  • new nut
  • new pegs
  • peg bushing
  • pickup installation (LR Baggs, Realist, Full Circle)
  • pin neck
  • reglue open seams
  • soundpost adjustment
  • tailgut wire installation