The Repairing Restoration of Violins

The Repairing Restoration of Violins

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"[...]warming up the orthodox solution; but none appear satisfactory in general and many of them are even detestable. There are some adhesive materials used in India where warmth and damp have their full play and make short work of an old master's joints, but these cements of the Eastern Hemisphere are likewise unsuitable for the kind of work under consideration, as when once dried, being unaffected by damp to any extreme, they are of course difficult to remove when further repairs have become necessary. One of the special advantages of glue to the repairer is its yielding to the direct application of moisture, so that in future repairings the old stuff can be[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 174 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 8.64mm | 281.23g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507720459
  • 9781507720455