About 15 years ago I bought this very inexpensive violin (maybe $150?) knowing that it would be great wall art even if it didn't get played. It wasn't played. It's a Florea brand, Persoana 4/4 model, made in Romania in 2004. Description from WWBW says it is "fully carved and graduated, and constructed using a seasoned Carpathian spruce top and seasoned Carpathian maple back and side. Features satin nitro lacquer finish, inlaid purfling, all ebony fittings, D™Addario Prelude strings, four Wittner tuners and figured maple bridge...and wood with horsehair bow" Question for violinists and luthiers who work on violins: what should I do to make this instrument as playable and good sounding as it can be, within reason? I do plenty of guitar repair and setups (nuts from blanks, fret work, etc.) and am not afraid to get my hands dirty. But I don't know anything about violin setup. I suspect it's worth working on, but if not, I'm all ears. I'm coming to you folks instead of a violin forum because we'll have the same frame of reference (e.g. we know that an Affinity Squier can be made to play and sound great with some modest work AND that you can also go way overboard on mods/improvements). Watching YouTube setup instructions and posts elsewhere by violinists makes me feel like I've bumped into one of those TGP threads where Fender Custom Shop is the bargain option... Thanks!