Violin Making : A Practical Guide

Description

Violin Making - a practical guide is for everyone interested in trying this most beautiful of crafts. Topics covered include: a short history of violin making; introduction to choice of materials and design; various stages of making a violin including vamishing and setting up the instrument; table of measurements for violins, violas and cellos, and finally, sections on the baroque violin, folk fiddles and the hardanger. With nearly 200 illustrations, clear step-by-step instruction and a minimum of necessary tools, this book leads both amateurs and skilled woodworkers through the delicate and precise techniques, and brings the art of violin making within the reach of all.

Details

Author(s)
Juliet Barker
Format
Hardback | 128 pages
Dimensions
215 x 260 x 15.24mm | 682g
Publication date
01 Nov 2001
Publisher
The Crowood Press Ltd
Publication City/Country
Ramsbury, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
200 colour photographs and line drawings
ISBN10
1861264364
ISBN13
9781861264367
Bestsellers rank
163,646