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Fiddle String Diameter

Alls quiet here but I thought I might stir things up with a question. Does anyone know or know where to find the diameter of fiddle strings…

Started by Bobby Wallen

0 Jan 5, 2017

beginner needs knowledge

Hello to the group ive just started to build cbg's but have always wanted a fiddle but cannot find any definet plans anyone have a ny to sh…

Started by Alex Martinez

2 Jan 21, 2016
Reply by Bobby Wallen

Voo Doo instruments

 I just built An upright bass using a coffin design for the body. I am planning on a cello next with similar concepts. I am using plywood f…

Started by Peter Rudolph

4 Jan 17, 2016
Reply by Bobby Wallen

Fiddle neck angle

One of the most challenging things for me was getting a good angle on the neck. It's not like a regular CBG. You need a really good angle o…

Started by Wade

0 Feb 22, 2015

First fiddle build... What do I need to know?

I have a few narrower boxes sitting around and I'd like to try my hand at a fiddle. I've built a couple CBG's so I kind of have some of the…

Started by PKB

0 Feb 13, 2014

Fiddles and cellos as raw materials

Does anyone have an opinion on taking a fiddle (or this old clunker of a 3/4 cello I have) and making it into a dulcimer CBG etc.? The resu…

Started by Paul H (PRH)

7 Nov 18, 2012
Reply by rusty case

Shorter Bows on Full Size Violin ??

Hey all. I'm not a fiddle player.  I plan to build a box fiddle, Full Size. I also plan to learn to play. QUESTION:  can you use a 1/2 si…

Started by James Boutilier

7 Oct 29, 2011
Reply by Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw

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Fiddle String Diameter

Started by Bobby Wallen Jan 5, 2017. 0 Replies

beginner needs knowledge

Started by Alex Martinez. Last reply by Bobby Wallen Jan 21, 2016. 2 Replies

Voo Doo instruments

Started by Peter Rudolph. Last reply by Bobby Wallen Jan 17, 2016. 4 Replies

Fiddle neck angle

Started by Wade Feb 22, 2015. 0 Replies

Fiddles and cellos as raw materials

Started by Paul H (PRH). Last reply by rusty case Nov 18, 2012. 7 Replies

Shorter Bows on Full Size Violin ??

Started by James Boutilier. Last reply by Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw Oct 29, 2011. 7 Replies

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