The course is divided up into 6 modules - read more for detailed descriptions and videos
1. Bending the ribs
Thicknessing and bending of the violin ribs as well as inserting the linings.
2. The back and front
Back and front, joining, rough carving, thumb planing, scraping and thicknessing.
3. Carving the scroll
Carving the scroll from a solid block of maple, a job that students love to do!
4. Assembling the violin
Working on the inside of the violin and gluing the body together. Fitting the neck.
5. Varnishing the violin
The entire process of making the varnish from natural materials to its application.