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The holes in the front? Drill used? I guess might be easier to make then cutting out the f shape!!
How would you adjust the sound post?
How in the world would you use a bow on it? .....
Must be a mandolin!!
Violinist start date - May 2013
Fiddler start date - May 2014
FIDDLE- Gift from a dear friend. A 1930-40 german copy, of a french copy of a Stradivarius. BOW - $50 carbon fiber. Strings - Dominants with E Pirastro Gold string.
Looks more like a mandolin or something to me as well.
Here is an old German Lap Violin !
I regularly browse through that sellers items, i find old instruments and sounds so fascinating.
From the frets and the type of bridge, I would have to guess it is some species of mando or something related.
"This young wine may have a lot of tannins now, but in 5 or 10 years it is going to be spectacular, despite the fact that right now it tastes like crude oil. You know this is how it is supposed to taste at this stage of development." ~ Itzhak Perlman