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.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 128 pages, 200 colour photographs and line drawings
- Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 13/02/2001
- Category: String instruments
- ISBN: 9781861264367