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Fiddlerman
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July 30, 2019 - 3:02 pm
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Nice video. Thanks.

They call me, “Mellow Cello” 

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Fiddlerman
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July 31, 2019 - 11:39 am
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You're welcome. I enjoyed doing the video inside the violin thing. 😁

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Nice video.  The sound post setter has a guide to help determine sound post position.  It is a wire projection covered in black plastic.  

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Great video. You make it look so easy. I wish I saw this back when I was working on my old german violin. 

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Fiddlerman
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July 31, 2019 - 1:37 pm
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Irv said
Nice video.  The sound post setter has a guide to help determine sound post position.  It is a wire projection covered in black plastic.  

Thanks and yes, you are right about the guide. 🙂

Thank you Gry Hege.

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Thanks, Pierre, I'll be using this video when I start playing around with my $50 fiddle.

What equipment did you use to video inside the violin?

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@gordon stumway and others.  He likely opened the back of a vso with a band saw.  After that procedure, just about any video equipment would be adequate.  

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Fiddlerman
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August 1, 2019 - 10:36 am
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Good guess Irv.

Actually I did it in separate takes. We found a very skinny usb camera from a Chinese source about 5 years ago. It has a light on the end and is about 3/16 inches wide. I drilled a hole in an endpin and stuck the camera in the endpin hole. Also put a cellphone on top of the f-hole for additional light.

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