Headspline

The following outlines the procedure for a headspline which reinforces a broken head with a thin strip of pernambuco inserted in the opposite direction of the grain in the stick. This type of repair when executed well can last indefinitely and restore many, if not all, the playing characteristics of the bow

Happy New Year!

The launch of this page is one of my New Year's resolutions. For those that are interested I will be putting up photos of restorations, making, and of completed bows. Sometime last year I did couple of head splines here are some photos:   The heads are glued together, sawn out, and splines fit and …