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Hi guys, im a newbie on the violin as you read lol. I got started by winning a bid on ebay . I saw it and thought there was no way I would win the thing, it was said it was handmaid, hand inlaid perflins, and antiqued. 30 dollars was the price lol, so I bid and won. I found out after I got it that it is actually a handmade violin with hand-inlaid perflins, but a pearwood fingerboard. It sounds good,(to Me and family), and had a petina over the thing, parafin it turned out to be. After cleaning it off, it sounds great. Sorry to be long winded but it was in March when I got it and I started my violin "career" lol then. I dont post often and dont log very often to this site but I have sent FM a couple of notes on the wrong forum......sorry for that lol, but I hope to be a good learner from you guys and thanks
As you might already know, there is a lot of great information on fiddlerman's website. The members here are a great source of information and inspiration.
From your post it sounds like you should be careful what you wish for!
Hope you enjoy your journey with learning the violin like the rest of us.
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Hi Jerry! Welcome from Southammpton, England.
I wish I knew how to put the pictures on this site lol, if you guys can tell me how I will lol, I'm a 51 year old non-computer nerd. Oh and thanks for the welcome
If you could also teach me how to put a vid on here I would try it also lmao, I'm not a great soloist yet, but give me a bit, i'll figure it out hehe
Sorry Pierre, it was sent to you I think, if you get it , it happens to be the 2 pics of the the two fiddles I won on ebay lol. An Antiqued one I took the paraffin off of (the brown one lol) and the student model with the nylon core strings (the orange one). like I said, I have no knowledge of how to to do file transfers on this format so please be kind lol
...If you could also teach me how to put a vid on here I would try it also lmao, I'm not a great soloist yet, but give me a bit, i'll figure it out hehe
We usually upload videos on http://www.youtube.com
1) Create your account there (if You don't have one =))
2) Upload your video there
3) Post the link for the video here
4) Ask, if have any questions! (i don't know how much You are not a nerd =) whatever it means =) )
BTW! Nice violins! Can't wait to hear them!!!!
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