I finished refinishing a cheap plywood violin today. It now has a gaboon ebony fingerboard and I believe a king wood bridge. It sounds pretty good for as cheap as it was. The last picture is what it looked like … Continue reading
I finished shaping the tailpiece and bridge today. I strung it up and it actually doesn’t sound half bad. I just wish I were a better fiddle player haha. This one is actually for sale through eBay here ( http://www.ebay.com/itm/281308815678?redirect=mobile … Continue reading
I strung the violin today just to see if it would actually play. Now I just need to learn to play it. Also I made a quick bow for it.
I really wanted to start learning violin, so why not start with making one? Strings and tuning pegs should be here tomorrow, so hopefully another update later this week. The neck is black locust, as is the nut and button. … Continue reading