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The course is divided up into 6 individual modules - see details below

Ribs

1. Bending the ribs

Thicknessing and bending of the violin ribs as well as inserting the linings.

Scroll

3. Carving the scroll

Carving the scroll from a solid block of maple, a job that students love to do!

Varnsih

5. Varnishing the violin

The entire process of making the varnish from natural materials to its application.

Carving

2. The back and front

Back and front, joining, rough carving, thumb planing, scraping and thicknessing.

Assembling

4. Assembling the violin

Working on the inside of the violin and gluing the body together. Fitting the neck.

Setting up

6. Setting up the violin

Fitting of nut, saddle, pegs, sound post and bridge and putting on the strings!

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