Violin, Viola and Cello Fittings - Luscombe Violins

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Luthier Tools

 

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Various Tools 

 

80-CNK Chin rest key, with aluminum handle.
For installing and removing chinrests.

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80-101 Bend-A-Light Pro, for illuminating the inside of musical instruments and other hard-to-see areas

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80-351 Inspection mirror for violin/viola, for inspecting the inside of violins and violas

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80-352 Inspection mirror for cello, for inspecting the inside of a cello

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Soundpost Tools 

 

Sound Post Guage 80-415 Violin/viola sound post gauge, for measuring the required height for a sound post

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80-416 Cello Sound post gauge, for measuring the required height for a sound post

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80-440 Violin/viola sound post setter, for inserting and positioning the soundpost, violin/viola **New: stainless steel**
>>On-line instructions for inserting a sound post.

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80-441 Scissor-type violin/viola sound post setter Requires bending to be suitable for use.

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80-442 Cello sound post setter, for inserting and positioning the soundpost, cello MADE IN USA

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80-443 Bass soundpost setter, for inserting and positioning the sound post, string bass MADE IN USA

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80-442D Cello sound post setter, for inserting and positioning the soundpost, cello MADE IN GERMANY

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80-443 Bass soundpost setter, for inserting and positioning the sound post, string bass MADE IN GERMANY

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80-444 Violin/viola sound post retriever, for removing the sound post

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80-445 Cello Sound post retriever, for removing the sound post

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Bridge Tools 

 

80-418 Violin/viola bridge fitter

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80-4185 Cello bridge fitter

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80-420 Bridge String Spacing Marker

Marks bridge spacing, from 1/8 violin to 4/4 cello.

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80-570 Cello Bridge foot spreader

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8D-4501 String lifter, violin/viola

Facilitates removing the bridge to perform adjustments without de-tuning the instrument.

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80-4502 String lifter, cello

Facilitates removing the bridge to perform adjustments without de-tuning the instrument.

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Various Tools 

 

80-412 Endpin/Endbutton holder

Provides a better hold on violin and viola endpins while shaping

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80-4204 Bass machine winder, plastic. Great time (and wrist) saving tool for re-stringing basses.
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80-419 Violin neck angle gauge

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80-638 Bow re-hairing clamp (holds bow while re-hairing)

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80-900 Adjustable instrument cradle, holds violin while doing repairs to violins and violas

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Rib Bending Tools 

 

80-429 Bending iron, violin/viola/cello/guitar, 120 Volt

Variable heat settings, for bending the ribs (sides). Iron height about 6"-6 1/2"

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80-429U Bending iron, violin/viola/cello/guitar, 220 Volt

As above. 220 Volt, for Europe.

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  80-4296 Bending strap, violin/viola, stainless steel, 5cm x 30cm. For holding behind the rib while bending to reduce chance of cracking.

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  80-4297 Bending strap, cello, stainless steel, 13cm x 46cm. For holding behind the rib while bending to reduce chance of cracking.

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Violin Caliper

Measuring/Graduating Tools 

 

80-455 Dial Graduating Caliper, die cast frame, good for violin/viola/cello. For measuring the graduations of top and back plates. Click image for larger view.
Shipping weight 2 kg.

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  80-460 Dial Graduating Caliper, die cast frame, as above, but with smaller frame for use with violin and viola only. For measuring the graduations of top and back plates. Shipping weight 2 kg.

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  8D-4126 Hacklinger gauge, version C, 1-8 mm. Uses a magnet to measure the thickness of plates of an instrument while together.

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