Category: Workshops

  • Day Ten of Violin Making Workshop

    Today is that point where we cut holes in the front of the violin plate which we just spent 4 days making contoured, inlaid, smoothed, and very thin. We are going to draw intricately curved lines, drill four holes in …

  • Day Eight of the Violin Making Workshop

    Days 7&8 were spent shaping the outer curves of the top and bottom plates. With the purfling done, the height of the outer edges is set. The purfling line will be gouged down with a small gouge (approx 6mm) and …

  • Day Three of the Violin Making Workshop

    Three days of learning and building. We started by making a model template out of aluminum, transfering that to a plywood mold, making and gluing top, bottom, and corner blocks,

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    thinning the side pieces, bending and gluing the side …