Tools and Supplies

A selection of hard to find supplies and tools for the violin and bow shop.

 Tools for the violin and bow shop.

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Bow plane, Kim model, with without wood palm

Hand crafted in Korea this plane is named after one of the Summer Bow Making School graduates, Kwangtae Kim

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Bow plane, Kim model, with wood palm

Hand crafted in Korea this plane is named after one of the Summer Bow Making School graduates, Kwangtae Kim. Same as above model but has palm in stalled.

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KPWP
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Curved bow plane, Kim model

Ideal for following the camber lines of a bow in the making. Razor sharp high quality tool steel blade can be infinitely adjusted.

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Alcohol Lamp

This laboratory grade alcohol lamp is ideally suited to bending all bows of the violin family of instruments. It has a 250 ml capacity and a large safety wick.
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AL250
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Digital scale, 300 gram capacity. Perfect bow makers scale

Accuracy to 0.01 gram.

Easy to read blue face digital display
Reads grams, oz, dwt, ozt, ct. Maximum capacity 300 grams.

Includes 2 AAA batteries and carrying pouch.

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SCALE
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Metal Rehair comb

Fine tooth metal comb used in violin shops world-wide as the primary comb in rehairs. 21 teeth per inch. Metal spine assists in inserting the spreader wedge

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Metal comb, medium tooth

Medium tooth metal comb used as the initial comb in rehairs. 13 teeth per inch. This comb is ideal in the use of coarser hair, such as black used in bass bows. A must own!

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Comb set, one medium, one fine

Both combs at a saving.

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Set of fine bow files

Crafted in Korea, these files are ideally suited to all applications of frog and stick making. This set consists of one 4 mm, one 6 mm, one 8 mm and one 10 mm. They can easily be sharpened chemically

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Rehairing Blocks

Hand made set of three blocks for rehairing violin, viola and cello bows. Made of red oak, these blocks firmly support heads and frogs without clamping. One head block is screwed to the bench while the second remains free.

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RBLK
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Convertible Bass Bow Rehair Blocks (New)

Handcrafted in our shop from top quality Canadian Maple this convertible bass bow block set will accommodate both French and German style frogs.The head block will accommodate both styles of bow while the frog block will easily convert by removing the higher frog supports.

The upper rails are securely supported by brass rods.

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BBB
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Fodor Polish, 25 ml jar

This  fine polish can be found on benches in violin shops the world over.
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Fodor Polish 50 ml jar

This  fine polish can be found on benches in violin shops the world over.
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F-19 Instrument Polish 100 ml

The same as Fodor Polish in larger container and carried under our F-19 brand.
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Coats Nylon thread, 2800 yards bonded white

Strong thin Nylon thread ideally suited to rehairs. Made in Canada by Coats.
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Bow screw lubricant

Our very own brand of a time tested lubrication for bow screws in all bows of the violin family. This easy to use 4.7 gram dial-up product will be an asset to your instrument case or bench.

A light turn of the dispensing dial will raise enough of this product to paint the end of the screw as well as the nipple on the end of your bow. 

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BG47
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