Month: May 2014

  • Violin making: Rib Assembly on Fiona

    The first steps in making Violin #6, Fiona is building the violin rib assembly. To get started we set the corner gluing blocks to the form and then gluing the ribs. It all sounds pretty simple until, like most things, …

  • The Making Violin #6, Fiona Started today

    Sound Testing #5 Edward

    With #5, Edward, playable in the white, I did a set of recordings for comparison to when Edward will have his varnish on. The recordings consist of a set of open string bowings; G, D, A, …

  • Edward #5 Setup to Play his first tunes

    Today Edward, Violiln #5, was setup and played in the white. Edward was started in February of 2014. When I went to the Tuscon violin making workshop, Edward’s ribs were done and the plate edges were trimmed. Today setup was …