Replace Worn Thumb Leather - This is important maintenance for your bow. If the leather wears through, your thumb starts wearing out the precious Pernambuco stick. You will start to notice a dent forming. When this wear gets bad enough the integrity of the stick is compromised. A repair for this type of damage is very expensive and involves splicing new wood to replace what's missing.
Replace Leather Band - This is a repair to replace a worn or missing leather band on your bow, or put on a new band to secure unraveling silver winding. This repair secures the front edge of silver or gold wire winding. It may include minor soldering if the winding is coming loose. You don't want to let the silver/gold wire unravel! This will secure the wire and prevent a much more expensive fix that could cost $75 or possibly much more.
Many bows have a 1.5-2 mm narrow'leather band' of matching leather along the front edge of the winding. This not only looks nice it also helps to keep the front edge of the delicate winding in place.
Include the leather band and repair. Please choose your leather.
I have many types of leather to choose from:
See my article "How to Pack & Ship a Bow"
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