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"So right, I read that too fast, I'm wrong! For a "shoulder rest", I used one of thos…"

Tim LaFave replied Aug 29, 2013 to how to add an adjustable shoulder rest?

6 Aug 29, 2013
Reply by Paul Cooper

"Check out my builds and pictures. I've built two fiddles; critical to the process is…"

Tim LaFave replied Aug 29, 2013 to how to add an adjustable shoulder rest?

6 Aug 29, 2013
Reply by Paul Cooper

"Thanks, Uncle John, sure do appreciate you, your words of encouragement mean so much…"

Tim LaFave replied May 25, 2013 to "Tips on How I Build a CB Fiddle"

4 May 25, 2013
Reply by Tim LaFave

"Hi Diane in Chicago, Yes, if you go to my page you will find more pictures of the bu…"

Tim LaFave replied May 25, 2013 to "Tips on How I Build a CB Fiddle"

4 May 25, 2013
Reply by Tim LaFave

"You will have to adjust the bridge either by filing the feet down flat, or by gluein…"

Tim LaFave replied Feb 24, 2013 to Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

29 Feb 8, 2014
Reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker

"Always a challenge, isn't it! I chronicled my journey through the hurdles and challe…"

Tim LaFave replied Feb 24, 2013 to Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

29 Feb 8, 2014
Reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker

"Your quite welcome! Glad if it helps ... :)"

Tim LaFave replied Feb 4, 2013 to My First Cigar Box Fiddle

7 Mar 4, 2016
Reply by Alan Hawkins

"The "stumpwater" is looking good, taking good shape! I see you got the angled neck t…"

Tim LaFave replied Jan 28, 2013 to Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

29 Feb 8, 2014
Reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker

"I could offer a suggestion that may make your life a whole lot easier ... and this w…"

Tim LaFave replied Jan 12, 2013 to Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

29 Feb 8, 2014
Reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker

"The easiest thing to do is to buy a bridge and file the feet down flat. I doubt the…"

Tim LaFave replied Jan 11, 2013 to Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

29 Feb 8, 2014
Reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker

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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

Started by Tim LaFave. Last reply by Alan Hawkins Mar 4, 2016. 7 Replies

Pochette build

Started by Jaber. Last reply by Jaber Jan 20, 2016. 2 Replies

First cigar box fiddle

Started by Slow Slough Guitars Dec 23, 2014. 0 Replies

First "cello" build

Started by Jaber. Last reply by Jaber Apr 26, 2014. 7 Replies

Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

Started by Al Lyons. Last reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker Feb 8, 2014. 29 Replies

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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