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Hi All! I’m at a largish shop, lots of customers coming through, lots of sales. What I have been running into is sales staff giving away workshop services as perks to clients. This in and of itself is not a problem, the luthiers get paid regardless, the problem is that front staff are: 1 desciding what the customer needs without asking the workshop. 2. Selling customers repair jobs based on the sales persons opinion, or what the customers thinks they need. Workshop staff is then expected to conform to what the sales staff promised the customer. I understand that sales is
Hi there, I would like to thin down the neck of my main playing violin (Top to bottom, not side to side). I prefer a violin with a thin neck, as it plays much more comfortably for me, and it feels rather thick currently. I have put off doing this for a while, but am finally going to attempt it. I also have a "test" violin which I will practice it on first. At what thickness will it start to compromise the structure of the neck, causing it to possibly warp under string tension? What is the thinnest you could go before it starts to become a structural problem waiting to happen?