UNH Violin Craftsmanship Institute Orchestra Repair Basics Tools and Materials List

Orchestra Repair Basics: DIY Instrument Repairs for Educators

Instructor: Charles Wolf

Tools and Materials

Item Notes
Violin   N/A
Bow With horse hair
Glasser student-level bow Optional - bring if possible
Set of Student-level violin strings to fit your Violin String Sets may be available for purchase in class
Towel For Violin to rest on while on the table/desk
Mechanical #5 or #7 pencil N/A
300mm flexible metal ruler  N/A
Small clean cloth/rag N/A
Bow rosin Any brand is fine
W.E.Hill Peg Compound ("peg dope") Optional, but recommended
Notebook w/ blank, lined paper & pencil/pen N/A
Paper towels N/A
Rubbing Alcohol N/A
Water For dilution purposes
Rosin Remover  N/A

Strings, ruler, rosin, etc. is available from many local music stores, online, or email all4stringssd@gmail.com with questions on where to look.