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https://www.classicfm.com/discover-music/instruments/violin/luthier-dishwasher-violin-torture-instagram/ I must be missing something; this seems incredibly stupid, sort of the insane art that was really trash, popular in the 80's or so. Or has classic fm stooped to new lows?
Hi there, What is the proper polish/cleaning substance to use for cleaning old violins? Many violins that Ive seen has built up rosin, built up dirt, etc. that would never come off without using some sort of liquid. Ive read some people say using linseed oil, others say your own spit. I also know there are a few violin polishes on the market, but from what Ive read people say that should be avoided mostly. What Ive mostly come across is people saying the best polish is the one that you don't use. (Not that that is at all helpful, in such a case as this.) I know to clean the rosin dust off the violin after each practice session, but what I'm specifically referring to here is cleaning an old violin that hasn't been used for a long time. So what do you use to clean such a violin? Also, I'm mostly referring to a violin that has oil varnish, but would like to know what is used on a violin that has spirit varnish as well. Thank You.