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Welcome to the official blog of, your trusted source for expert advice on the care, cleaning, and restoration of string instruments. Whether you're a seasoned luthier, an enthusiastic amateur, or a professional restorer, our blog is designed to provide you with invaluable insights and practical tips to ensure your cherished instruments maintain their beauty and sound quality.

Cleaning a String Instrument

Dive into our detailed guides on cleaning string instruments, where we explore the best practices for maintaining the pristine condition of your string instrument and preparing it for restoration. From selecting the right cleaning agents, such as our TIKL Pro Restore, to step-by-step instructions on safely removing built-up dirt and rosin without damaging the delicate varnish, our posts are tailored to help you achieve a superbly clean base without compromising the integrity of your instrument.

Preparation of a Musical Instrument for Restoration

Restoration is both an art and a science, and proper preparation is crucial. Our articles cover everything you need to know before you begin the restoration process. Learn how to assess the condition of a string instrument, identify potential issues, and prepare it for detailed restoration work.

Join our community at, and let us guide you through the intricate process of string instrument care and restoration. Whether you're looking to clean your first violin or restore a family heirloom, our blog is here to assist you every step of the way.

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