If you have duplicate boxes that are too skinny for a build have a go at a doubledecker.Remove the top from one and the base from the other,Line with thin ply to glue them together - result a nice…Continue
Friends just returned from Croatia gave me this photo of a Lijerica played by Mate Bulic. Anyone know anything about the stringing/tuning/scale length?Anybody made a cigar box version?…Continue
This series of photos shows the resurrection of a violin belonging to Chris Meredith, a very talented musician and teacher, who is trying his best to improve my guitar playing.The violin belonged to his father.
As you can see the instrument had gotten wet so was coming apart,the back and front joints starting to open,the ribs coming away from the tail block the linings parting from the ribs.The fingerboard was badly worn,the pegs did not match,there was no bridge and the poor thing…Continue