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Violin Making

By Juliet Barker

ISBN: 9781861264367
PAGES: 128
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 260x215 mm
INSIDE: 200 col photos & line drawings

Violin Making - A practical guide is for everyone interested in trying this most beautiful of crafts.

Topics covered include: a short history of violin making; introduction to choice of materials and design; various stages of making a violin including varnishing and setting up the instrument; table of measurements for violins, violas and cellos, and finally, sections on the baroque violin, folk fiddles and the hardanger.

With nearly 200 illustrations, clear step-by-step instruction and a minimum of necessary tools, this book leads both amateurs and skilled woodworkers through the delicate and precise techniques, and brings the art of violin making within the reach of all.

RRP: £19.95

Site Price: £15.96

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