Maintenance

  • Renewing the fingerboard,
  • Planing the fingerboard,
  • Renewing or refitting pegs,
  • Protective varnishing, retouching the varnish and sealing the top rib,
  • Gluing of all kinds.

 

 

 

 

 

Zanetto Micheli (c. 1489 – after 1560) was the first representative of the oldest known family of string instrument makers from the famous Renaissance Brescian school of strings and violin making, from which many very clear archive documents but (more important) some perhaps 20 original instruments (violins, violas, viols, double basses) seems to survive.

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