SOME THOUGHTS ABOUT BEATING TIN BOTTOMS TO A RESONATING SHAPE.
FIRSTLY BEFORE YOU BEGIN
Select a tin less than 10cms deep and at least 20cms wide. It is hard to move a hammer inside deep tins.…Continue
For those new to cb fiddle building, permit me to share some hard-earned tips to get you started right.
1. Getting Started: If you want to build a full-size (4/4) violin, it is critical that you get the correct measurements for the string length from the nut to the bridge, and the height of the bridge must be the same as a real violin. Bear in mind that a violin has an arch top, which raises the bridge height. Your cigar box will have a flat top, so to compensate, you must angle…Continue
Thanks for making contact. Not sure when I will next be in USA but rest assured I will be in touch when I do. Good luck with your CBG building
Added by Phil Thomas on November 11, 2013 at 3:33am — No Comments