Care and Repair of Violins or Violas: How to Install and Care for Violin and Viola Strings
A few simple steps can extend the life and guarantee the performance of your strings. In the step-by-step video tutorial (five minutes), luthier Joan Balter demonstrates how to install your instrument's strings. In the written instruction (three pages), get answers to the following questions:
- How long do strings last?
- How often should you change your strings?
- How do you install strings properly?
By James N. McKean and Erin Shrader