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"I wish I lived closer to you -- I really want to play that one!  Next time I'm your…"

Diane in Chicago replied May 22, 2012 to some violin pics

4 May 22, 2012
Reply by CrocBite

"Wow, that brass is really nice!  How does it effect the sound?  The hard-core luthi…"

Diane in Chicago replied May 21, 2012 to some violin pics

4 May 22, 2012
Reply by CrocBite

"Dave, on that instrument there is very little clearance between fingerboard and top…"

Diane in Chicago replied May 21, 2012 to CB Fiddle #2 and furthermore

18 May 21, 2012
Reply by Elmar Zeilhofer

"And I strung it up, and it sounds - - - - - like crap.  I am never building another…"

Diane in Chicago replied Apr 1, 2012 to Little travel fiddle

9 Jan 9, 2013
Reply by Diane in Chicago

"I'm from New Jersey, I understood exactly what you said!   Thanks for the…"

Diane in Chicago replied Mar 17, 2012 to Little travel fiddle

9 Jan 9, 2013
Reply by Diane in Chicago

"Here is the head:"

Diane in Chicago replied Mar 17, 2012 to Little travel fiddle

9 Jan 9, 2013
Reply by Diane in Chicago

"I cut it to fit really really tight, and then held it in place with a drop of crazy…"

Diane in Chicago replied Mar 15, 2012 to CB Fiddle #2 and furthermore

18 May 21, 2012
Reply by Elmar Zeilhofer

"That's how I'd go at it.  Here is an article from googling:  http://www.mimf.com/arc…"

Diane in Chicago replied Mar 13, 2012 to How to take a fiddle apart?

5 Mar 13, 2012
Reply by Diane in Chicago

"Oh, sorry!  Missed that part! The neck is likely attached to the body with a doveta…"

Diane in Chicago replied Mar 13, 2012 to How to take a fiddle apart?

5 Mar 13, 2012
Reply by Diane in Chicago

"It is most likely held together with hide glue, and heat will break the glue bond pr…"

Diane in Chicago replied Mar 13, 2012 to How to take a fiddle apart?

5 Mar 13, 2012
Reply by Diane in Chicago

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Bow for cigar box fiddle

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My First Cigar Box Fiddle

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Bass

Started by Redbelly. Last reply by Reeds Taylor Sep 21, 2013. 3 Replies

how to add an adjustable shoulder rest?

Started by Paul Cooper. Last reply by Paul Cooper Aug 29, 2013. 6 Replies

Tremendous online violin making site!

Started by Diane in Chicago Jun 16, 2013. 0 Replies

"Tips on How I Build a CB Fiddle"

Started by Tim LaFave. Last reply by Tim LaFave May 25, 2013. 4 Replies

Newbie from Asheville, NC

Started by Al Lyons. Last reply by Diane in Chicago Jan 10, 2013. 2 Replies

Little travel fiddle

Started by Diane in Chicago. Last reply by Diane in Chicago Jan 9, 2013. 9 Replies

3/4 Ohio fiddle

Started by the cigarbox table guy. Last reply by Yellowbelly Flatt Dec 30, 2012. 5 Replies

some violin pics

Started by Elmar Zeilhofer. Last reply by CrocBite May 22, 2012. 4 Replies

CB Fiddle #2 and furthermore

Started by Diane in Chicago. Last reply by Elmar Zeilhofer May 21, 2012. 18 Replies

My first attemp at a cigar box fiddle. :-)

Started by Rick Hunt. Last reply by Rick Hunt Mar 19, 2012. 23 Replies

How to take a fiddle apart?

Started by Dave Onastik. Last reply by Diane in Chicago Mar 13, 2012. 5 Replies

Build Update

Started by Bobby Wallen. Last reply by Order99 Mar 4, 2012. 5 Replies

First time build and I have a few questions

Started by Bobby Wallen. Last reply by Tristan Chambers Feb 22, 2012. 2 Replies

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Playing restored Regal Domino Guitar

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Try to Remember: 2-String Surf Chugger Cigar Box Guitar

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Try to Remember: 2-String Surf Chugger Cigar Box Guitar

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New Born Dream A D Eker 2022

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Playing restored Regal Domino Guitar

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Restoration of a Regal 1930s Domino guitar. with video

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