December 7, 2006 at 7:24 PMMy violin is very sticky...just on the top. I haven't put any polish on in some time, but it is still sticky. It isn't anythign that I got ON it, it is the violin itself. It is a french violin from 1850-something. Would it be a good idea to get a coating of something protective put on it? Just the top. There are some spots (around the top, next to the neck...the "shoulders") that are almost entirely varnish-free...just the wood. My teacher recommended polishing it, to keep a kind of layer over the wood, but is the polish eating it away?
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