Woodworms? Help!

Edited: March 13, 2018, 3:18 AM · Hello guys.

I have been away for 2 weeks, which meant no violin playing. Upon returning home and opening my box, i am greeted by a fingerboard with a very small circular hole. I am pretty sure this was not there before.

Could this be a feared case of woodworms?? I cant see accumulation of wooden dust anywhere.

Thanks in advance!


Replies (5)

March 13, 2018, 3:57 AM · It sounds like a good time to visit your luthier!
March 13, 2018, 2:43 PM · But tell him/her in advance so that they can meet you outside!
March 13, 2018, 3:50 PM · Aw man, my poor violin...
March 13, 2018, 4:07 PM · Ebony is not supposed to be a wood of preference for woodworms. I doubt that is the case.
March 13, 2018, 4:30 PM · I have fingerboards with worm holes in them, used and new. Perhaps boring insects do not prefer ebony, but a free meal is a free meal!

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