I have had this problem with sweat eating through the varnish on my violin. The last time that happened, it started to warp and came apart at the seam. The guy put 10 coats on it and in two months it was starting to wear down again. So my teacher put that stuff that you can laminate cards with along the side. That has pretty much solved that problem. But...it is starting to eat away at the top of the violin as well and around the side. The wood is literally being eaten by my acidic sweat! I can't help that I sweat so much! Plus, my fingerboard has dents in it from my fingers and where I hold it. What to do? What to do?
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