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Terry Borman - How to correct a violin (or viola) bridge that is pulling. (VIDEO)

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Published: December 13, 2013 at 6:50 PM [UTC]

Terry has begun publishing a series of "how to" videos for string players. Here's one of the series

Is your bridge pulling towards the fingerboard due to string tension? Master luthier Terry Borman demonstrates a simple way to get those strings sliding in the notches without causing additional pull on the bridge. More "how to" videos can be found on our website.


From Kris Murray
Posted on December 13, 2013 at 9:47 PM
Good info, I especially like the graphite trick. The volume is a bit low though.
From 69.114.252.78
Posted on December 16, 2013 at 5:14 PM
Very good advice by Mr. Borman. I always use pencil graphite on the grooves of the nut and bridge. I'm surprised at how many violinists let their bridges get warped by simply not keeping them at the correct angle. Lots of careless people!

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