19 Oct 2012

Violins for beginners: this display in the Ashmolean Museum is a useful starting point for understanding violin construction.

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How to make a violin - the mouldMaking a violin - the ribs
Choose the best violin tonewoodHow a violin is madeThe construction of a violinCarving the back of a violinViolin f-holesPosition of the bass bar on a violinMaking a violin - carving the scrollInside a violin: bass bar and sound postLayers of varnish on a violinViolin tailpiece, bridge and pegs