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How much is it to fix a string on a violin?
Violin & Viola
|Restring, including tuning||$5 per string (strings not included)|
|Fit new nut||$65|
|Fit pegs||$20 each/$60 set|
Can a broken violin be fixed?
Like a broken bone, a crack in the face of a violin can be an incomplete fracture or a complete break through the wood. Regardless, cracks can be repaired via a special glue or clamps that arch across the top or back of the violin. Typically, this type of repair can cost between $100-$150.
What do you do if your violin string breaks?
Normally, a few broken bow hairs just goes along with playing and should not alarm you in any way. Just remove them carefully from your bow (using a nail clipper and clipping the one hair close to the frog and tip is a good way to do this).
Are violin strings color coded?
All violin strings, no matter what brand, has some kind of distinctive color and combination that usually is only found on that particular string. The bottom of the string will show the brand and manufacturer and the scroll end winding color will designate for which string (GDA or E).
Can I replace my own violin strings?
Most music stores will change violin strings for $20 or less, so it’s an affordable repair. Call ahead and book an appointment, letting them know you’d like to observe the process so you can learn to do it yourself. The second or third time around, change the strings on your own under their supervision.
Can you fix a broken violin?
Why did my violin string break?
Breaks or frays in the playing area: the string can wear from considerable use– some players change their strings as often as every 6 to 8 weeks due to the amount of playing/practicing time. The more you play, small amounts of the metal are worn away and the string gets thinner and can start to fray or break.