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"The bass bar runs under the bass foot of the bridge and tapers at the ends, but does…"

Diane in Chicago replied Feb 25, 2012 to Build Update

5 Mar 4, 2012
Reply by Order99

"Six inches from the actual tail end of the instrument. I'd recommend getting a pre-…"

Diane in Chicago replied Feb 21, 2012 to First time build and I have a few questions

2 Feb 22, 2012
Reply by Tristan Chambers

"Well done!  Really enjoyed your fiddle tune at the end there.  That's a new one for…"

Diane in Chicago replied Feb 20, 2012 to Franken-fele, or Hardanger fiddle conversion

9 Feb 20, 2012
Reply by Diane in Chicago

"Liza Jane!  She's a great fiddler there, and your instrument sounds great, too!"

Diane in Chicago replied Dec 28, 2011 to My New Three String Fiddle

8 Dec 30, 2011
Reply by Wade

"Length of box is immaterial.  The important measurements are:   6" from tail to brid…"

Diane in Chicago replied Nov 30, 2011 to CB Fiddle #2 and furthermore

18 May 21, 2012
Reply by Elmar Zeilhofer

"I cut them with a coping saw and then sanded them with the Dremel sanding drum.  The…"

Diane in Chicago replied Nov 30, 2011 to CB Fiddle #2 and furthermore

18 May 21, 2012
Reply by Elmar Zeilhofer

"And all done.  Tuning for overstrings:  ADae. Tuning for understrings:&nbs…"

Diane in Chicago replied Oct 24, 2011 to Franken-fele, or Hardanger fiddle conversion

9 Feb 20, 2012
Reply by Diane in Chicago

"Fractional size fiddles are generally only for young children.  You'll want a full s…"

Diane in Chicago replied Oct 21, 2011 to Fiddle Scales - Length - Postion - 4/4, 3/4 ??? Hellllp

3 Oct 21, 2011
Reply by Yellowbelly Flatt

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Diane in Chicago replied Oct 3, 2011 to Franken-fele, or Hardanger fiddle conversion

9 Feb 20, 2012
Reply by Diane in Chicago

"when you put them on, put on one and just tighten it to take out the slack, don't br…"

Diane in Chicago replied Sep 30, 2011 to My first attemp at a cigar box fiddle. :-)

23 Mar 19, 2012
Reply by Rick Hunt

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Bow for cigar box fiddle

Started by Phil Thomas. Last reply by Phil Thomas May 23, 2017. 2 Replies

My First Cigar Box Fiddle

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First cigar box fiddle

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Bass

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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"

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Newbie from Asheville, NC

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

Little travel fiddle

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3/4 Ohio fiddle

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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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