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    Monday
    Sep052011

    Button repair, preserving the original.

    A great part of the stress caused by string tension is taken by the button and it is common to see it damaged or poorly repaired in old violins.

    The photos below show the step by step process, in this case how one can preserve the original button surface by reinforcing the button with a patch similar to a sound post patch.

    A new willow upper block was fitted for this violin.

     

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