Introduction

This guide is intended to help users through the process of fixing broken or worn out violin strings. A violin has four strings: E, A, D, & G. The order of the strings from left to right is G, D, A, & E. The G string is the deepest pitched string and the E is the highest pitched string. The purpose of this guide is to enable violin players to restring their violin on their own instead of having it done at a music store.

Turn the peg belonging to the string you are wanting to change to loosen the string. Violins have four string. The strings from left to right go: G, D, A, & E.
  • Turn the peg belonging to the string you are wanting to change to loosen the string.

  • Violins have four string. The strings from left to right go: G, D, A, & E.

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Pull the string out of the peg.
  • Pull the string out of the peg.

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Remove the opposite end of the string from the fine tuner holder. Remove the opposite end of the string from the fine tuner holder.
  • Remove the opposite end of the string from the fine tuner holder.

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Place new string in peg hole. Place new string in peg hole.
  • Place new string in peg hole.

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Turn the peg to tighten the string.
  • Turn the peg to tighten the string.

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Place nub in fine tuner holder. Place nub in fine tuner holder.
  • Place nub in fine tuner holder.

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Make sure the string is sitting in the groove in the bridge.
  • Make sure the string is sitting in the groove in the bridge.

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Gently tug on string to make sure it is secure.
  • Gently tug on string to make sure it is secure.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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