Violin Making: a Practical Guide

Violin Making: a Practical Guide

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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 vamishing 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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 128 pages
  • 215 x 260 x 15.24mm | 680.39g
  • Ramsbury, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 200 colour photographs and line drawings
  • 1861264364
  • 9781861264367
  • 40,129

About Juliet Barker

Juliet Barker went to the Bavarian State School of Violin Making at Mittenwald in 1954. She qualified as a journeyman and set up her own business in Cambridge making and repairing violas. In 1960 Cambridgeshire technical College asked her to start a violin making class - she has taught there ever since. Resident - Cambridge
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