With over 3 decades of experience, Vegter Violins offers unparalleled expertise in all string instrument repairs services across Cork and beyond


Vegter Violins are experts when it comes to string instrument and bow repairs, offering top-quality repairs services and advice to players of all levels. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, we offer specialised repairs services to suit all violins, violas, and cellos, including antique instruments. Our repairs services vary from minor tweaks and adjustments straight up to full structural repairs and restorations.

All of our violin repairs are completed in our Cork workshop, where we use the best in specialist equipment and techniques to restore your string instruments and bows to fantastic structural, aesthetic, and sound standards.
With customers all over Ireland, you can rest assured that your instrument is in safe hands with the team at Vegter Violins. We pride ourselves on being transparent with customers, ensuring that we won’t carry out any repairs services that would cost more than the price of replacing the instrument in question and giving honest, straight-forward advice every time.

Need professional violin repairs? Get in touch with our team today for a free, no-obligation quote today


People are often curious about how some repairs are completed. Here we will show, step by step, how some non-standard repairs are completed.
Sound Post Patch on Back step by step repair:

For more information on our string instrument repairs and violin services, contact the team today

Vegter Violins Professional String Instrument Repairs

  • Violin, Viola & Cello Repairs

  • New Instrument Set-Up

  • Instrument Restoration

  • Antique Instrument Repairs & Restorations

  • Bow Rehair Services

  • Bow Repairs & Restorations

  • String Instrument & Bow Cleaning

Repairs FAQ

  • Where can I find violin repairs near me?

    Vegter Violins, based in Cork City, provides top-quality repairs and restorations suitable for all bowed string instruments including violins, violas, cellos, and antique instruments.

  • How much will it cost to repair my instrument?

    It is impossible to estimate the cost of a repair or service to an instrument without it being physically examined by an expert. Get in touch with our team on 0214506868 to arrange an appointment at our Cork City workshop today.

  • Can a broken violin be repaired?

    Depending on the extent of damage, a broken violin can often be completely fixed. Here at Vegter Violins we provide professional violin repairs but assure you we will never attempt to repair a violin that is damaged beyond full repair.

  • Why does my violin sound scratchy?

    There are a large number of reasons as to why the sound of your violin is scratchy including too much rosin on the bow, dirty strings, a buzz or old hair on the bow to name a few. To speak to an expert about your violin, get in touch with our team on 0214506868 to arrange an appointment at our Cork City workshop today.