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Fine Strings offers a wide variety of professional repair and restoration services.

  Click here to see some examples of the repairs Olivia has done.

*** 10% University/College Student Discount On All Services ***

Services Include (but are not limited to):


Professional rehair
New leather
New tip

Professional Set Up of Violin Family Instruments:

Sound adjustment with correct alignment of bridge and soundpost
New bridge cut
Soundpost adjustment or new soundpost fitting
Peg fitting
Endpin fitting
Nut (top saddle) reshaping or new fitting
Fingerboard planing

Professional Instrument Cleaning:

It is important to clean your instrument as part of its long term care, marketed cleaners are not recommended due to the damage they can cause your instrument with unwanted oil build up and possible reactions to your instrument's original varnish.

Repairs and Restoration:

Though these are the most common repairs, my services are not limited to them.

Crack repair
Gluing of open seams
Repairs to broken or worn away edges or corners
Neck reset
Peg bushing
New bass bar fitting

Feel free to download and print a copy of my "Stringed Instrument Care and Maintenance outline".

Olivia Pelling | Luthier
Fine Strings
2116 Fillmore Crescent Ottawa ON K1J 6A4
613.325.0752 olivia@finestrings.ca