Examples of some instrument repairs.

Possibly stronger than new.

Soundpost crack on a new(ish) violin - glued and reinforced.

You cannot detect the crack.

Repaired as good as new.

Making a soundpost

Making a soundpost from aged spruce on the lathe.

Chipot Vuillaume cello in clamps

Chipot Vuillaume Cello in Clamps (not hair curlers!)

Button & Block repair on an old German violin.