Tonal adjustments & Set-ups

String players of all abilities visit Wiessmeyer Violins for instruments adjustments in order to sound their best.

Set-up work includes:

  • Bridges

  • Sound posts

  • Fingerboards

  • Customized string selection

  • Other adjustments upon request


Repairs & maintenance

Wiessmeyer Violins is noted for high quality repairs and maintenance services including:

  • Sound adjustments

  • Seam repairs

  • Crack repairs

  • Varnish retouch

  • Cleaning & polishing

  • Other repairs are available upon request and evaluation.

Repair estimates are $35. Examination of the instrument must be done in person.
The $35 fee can be deducted from the cost of the repair.
Photos are not accepted.



Any instrument purchased from Paul Wiessmeyer can be returned as a trade-in for an upgrade or to be sold on consignment. Instruments not purchased by Wiessmeyer violins may be consigned. Consignment sales are subject to a 20-50% commission.




It is recommended to have an instrument appraised for insurance purposes or prior to selling. Paul Wiessmeyer brings many years of experience and in-depth knowledge of the market to his appraisals of violins, violas, and cellos. Most verbal appraisals cost $35 USD. Written insurance appraisal letters cost $110 USD.