| Like the problems with the back, problems with
the sound board come in a variety of forms, but again stem from the usual
....irrespective of the type of top, the solutions are broadly the same.
|canted tops||flat tops||domed tops||typical damage|
|The solutions are more or less drastic depending on the problem. The page links below will address the biggest issues....|
|Split Repairs||Repairing Warps||Top Removal||Rebuilding Tops|
|Repairing holes||Sunken lower table|
|If the solution to top problems
is finally to build a new top, then details of how to do that can be found
... this is actually the construction of a canted Neapolitan top, but if it has no cant, the process is essentially the same, if a little simpler.