I have an antique violin that I need to fix up, it's always been a dream of mine to be able to work on violins. (always wanted to be a luthier) and learn how to play a violin.
I don't have a musical family so its a bit of an uphill battle half of the time as I'm on my own. So expect to see me a lot here... especially considering I ended up with a lot of time on my hands after a serious concussion from a car accident.
Welcome to the forum! Love the moustache !
Thanks for the introduction and the picture. It's always cool to actually have a face connected with the members IMO.
Our luthier discussions are increasing by a lot lately. Glad to have new DIY'ers on the site.
Welcome to the forum.
Hello and welcome to the forum
Welcome! I'm just learning too, though I've been playing other instruments for 25 years. I'm a disabled veteran who also has a ton of time on their hands and I bother people constantly on this site and many others lol. Welcome to the club. people tend to be nicer here than that other forum
Welcome to the forum, hoping the healing process goes quickly and GLGon the fiddle repairs.
Batto! Hello sir. I too think that restoring or building a violin from scratch is an interesting goal. Keep updates on your progress!
Good to have you here! This is a great forum with a lot of nice and helpful folks. Good luck with fixing up your antique violin, and hoping you have a speedy recovery. See you around the forum.
Thanks! Yes I have a lot of time on my hand and I've recently had fate shove a project into my hands I've wanted to make for quite some time. It's a rather unique violin, or rather I'm going to recreating my own version of something from the early 20th century.
I recently made a bunch of violin clamps for the top and bottom plate of my violin, so that was a positive, and I found an old coffin case at a thrift store which needs to be fixed and re-glued.