The Erhu is made of wood and snakeskin. There are quite a number of things that can go wrong if you are not careful with your instrument. Whilst some issues you can resolve it on your own (or should learn how to resolve it on your own), others you will probably need professional help for your Erhu repairs.
Here are some of the common Erhu repairs you might face:
You drop your erhu and the head/ neck breaks. Whatever you do, do not stick it back with superglue. Bring it to us and we can attach it back with hardly a trace of its broken past.
Estimated cost: $30 - $60
Estimated time: 1 week
The body of the erhu might crack at the seams at some point of time. When that happens, you will notice that your erhu does not sound as good as before. We can fix up the crack in no time. (No guarantee it will sound as good as before though.)
Estimated cost: $35 - $65
Estimated time: 1 - 2 weeks
The snakeskin is the soul of the Erhu. You will find that the tone changes drastically once the skin sags or is broken. You can send it in to us for it to be reskinned. But we recommend doing that only If that Erhu is of high value or has sentimental value.
Estimated cost: $300 onwards (Depending on quality of snakeskin)
Estimated time: 1 - 3 months
There are 2 types of Erhu tuners: friction wooden pegs and bronze tuners. We can definitely fix a broken wooden peg. A faulty bronze tuner peg though will depend on the extent of damage.
Estimated cost: $30 onwards
Estimated time: 1 -2 weeks
General maintenance of strings, bows and qianjin can be done by you. Just buy the accessories from our erhu accessories online store (or walk into our shop) and change it yourself. If for some reason you are not able to do it, feel free to bring it to us and we will do it for a small fee.
Estimated cost: $12 - $32
Estimated time: 30 minutes
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