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Fiddle/Violin Repair, Making and Set-up
Discussions about repair, making and setting up a violin
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Replacing Zipper on Violin Case
Suggestions welcomed on how to replace metal zipper on cloth covered violin case.
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Newsprint as Sacrificial Glue Layer Between Top and Ribs
New to me. George Buchanan advocates gluing a page of newsprint between violin ribs and top to ease future top removal.
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A DIY Version of Gilles Nehr's Tete Beche Violin Bow
Lets see how good of an imitation I can make of a $6,000 bow with very innovative ideas.
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Using Tru Oil (Gunstock Finish) on a Violin
Questioning if anyone has tried using Tru Oil Finish on a violin.
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Violin Finish Removal with Baking Soda "Sand Blast"
I may have to refinish the back of an old violin and wondered if it was possible to remove existing finish with a baking soda "sand blast"
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Reconstructing a Hollow Metal Bow Head
Any thoughts or help would be appreciated on reconstructing a hollow metal bow head.
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A New Method for Holding Hair at Bow Tip
A potential improvement on the convential wood wedge to hold hair at the violin bow tip.
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DIY Violin Case Gortex Fabric Humidifier (Will It Chooch?)
In the interest of adding mirth to the Forum, I report on my experiment with making a Gortex (tm) fabric case humidifier with "Crystal Accents" gell balls.
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Another "copy of nicolaus amati made in germany post
I picked up what appears to be a rather old violin and need some repair and maybe age advice.
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Kay Violin Bow Frog, Anyone With Knowledge?
Interested in learning more on a visible screw on the Kay violin bow frog slide area.
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Questions on Bow Rehairing Method
Questioning why luthier cuts off old bow hair without measuring length between knots for the new hair?
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