Mel Bay Publications has released the latest in its FAQ book series, Fiddle Care And Setup, by .
This 80 page book covers the basics of proper care and maintenance for your fiddle, a well as many details about adjusting it to play and sound the way you prefer. It also looks at questions that occur when buying a fiddle, finding a repairman, and how to understand valuation for both buying and selling.
Techniques of violin construction are also presented to help you understand how it works in your hands, plus a glossary of common technical terms.
- essential accessories
- changing string
- adjusting the bridge
- replacing fine tuners
- stuck/slipping tuning pegs
- when to rehair your bow
- dealing with buzzes and rattles
- finding good dealers and repair people
Look for the book wherever Mel Bay’s instructional items are sold.