Violin case gasket seal

March 27, 2023, 3:09 PM ·

I am building a cold molded wood/composite violin case. I know of a number of ways to make a relatively tight seal between the body and lid of the case but I would rather use the extruded mating edge trim found on so many different manufacturers cases today. I have been unsuccessful in locating a source for this trim. Is anyone aware of a retail source for this material?


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March 27, 2023, 4:13 PM · Yikes! I can hardly begin to understand what you are asking. However, Dimitri Musafia on this website can probably help you, and you might want to post in Maestronet. Good luck!
March 27, 2023, 4:35 PM · DIY stores offer many such profiles, designed for joining panels, glazing etc.
March 27, 2023, 5:38 PM · Adrian, thanks, I’ve been unable to locate this particular profile anywhere.


March 28, 2023, 2:06 AM · Hi David, maybe the good people at Citroen could help you! :-)

Jokes aside, I think it will be difficult to find what you are looking for, my perception is that those profiles are custom-made and you would likely have to order a few thousand...

March 28, 2023, 11:23 AM · Bespoke o-rings are cheaper. Just rout a groove for it.
March 29, 2023, 4:49 PM · Hi Dimitri,

I suspected the gaskets were likely a proprietary extrusion for the companies that use them.

Thank you for your advice.


March 29, 2023, 8:57 PM · You might try a luggage repair shop.

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