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Custom prepared violins~
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Strad
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May 8, 2012 - 7:38 pm
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KGrHqVo0E9c7yTkegBPdom3zU8g60_57.jpgImage EnlargerKGrHqZpoE9mElpbmBPdom70ekQ60_3.jpgImage EnlargerKGrHqRHJBQE9qpwrV2IBPdom+T3Eg60_57.jpgImage EnlargerKGrHqJHJFcE9130GhoDBPdnUBRRSw60_12.jpgImage EnlargerKGrHqFqUE88fkHRKJBPj5i4o6Cg60_57.jpgImage EnlargerThis is for one custom prepared Stradivari style 4/4 violin.The violin will be prepared for you as you wish.This is a shop violin which comes to me already built and ready to set up.It will then be varnished with Italian style oil varnish.If you would like to recreate the appearance of a certain historical Strad or any other violin this can be done.All of the wear and damages which would be seen on the original violin will be there down to every scratch and dent.The violin will also have a faux scroll graft to simulate a authentic fine old Italian instrument.A replica of the original label will be made.This is not just a label printed on a machine and put on paper which was made to look old..It will be made on 100 year plus old paper and hand written.Even the inside of your violin is antiqued to give the feel of the real thing.After all varnish work is done the violin will then be set up with your choice of strings and fittings.For additional costs the strings and fittings can be upgraded to your standards.This is a excellent instrument for a student or someone who is on a budget .And also gives the individual  the exciting experience of having a custom violin prepared for them however they would like without spending thousands.I can also get violins and violas in any size you wish .I can also for additional costs get finer quality violins in the style of many makers such as Stradivari,Del Gesu,Amati and more.If you have any questions or would like to see pictures of these violins or violins i have made contact me .Case is not included in price.It takes about 30 days to finish the instrument.The price of the student instrument is $160. u.s.d I am in no way getting rich from this but would like to give a decent instrument to younger people at a good price

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Do you have an example of these being played, for sound purposes? The antiqued finish has a great patina, but I would want to be able to play it in public and have it sound good, too.

One wonders if the damage would have been as severe had the chicken not been tied to the barrel.

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