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Violin-making : a practical guide

By: Barker, Juliet

1861264364 / 9781861264367
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27 cm 127p. : ill. (chiefly col.)
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Violin Making - a practical guide is for everyone interested in trying this most beautiful of crafts.

Topics covered include: a short history of violin making; introduction to choice of materials and design; various stages of making a violin including vamishing and setting up the instrument; table of measurements for violins, violas and cellos, and finally, sections on the baroque violin, folk fiddles and the hardanger.

With nearly 200 illustrations, clear step-by-step instruction and a minimum of necessary tools, this book leads both amateurs and skilled woodworkers through the delicate and precise techniques, and brings the art of violin making within the reach of all.


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