This is a high quality reprint of the classic work by Horace Petherick. Originally published in 1903, this reference guide includes valuable information regarding how to repair and restore violins. Did you just find an old violin in your parents attic or a garage sale? If so, pick up a copy of this book and get to work!!! Decide you want to turn a profit by fixing up old violins? Read this book! Although some of the author's writing style may be outdated, the information contained is still highly valuable and relevant today. The book contains information on ordinary repairs as well as more advanced ones. It is an insightful guide to woodworking and the use of certain glues in the violin repair process.