I’ve been busy lately adjusting to motherhood. I’d like to introduce my new apprentice, pictured here with a 1/64th rental violin
My latest viola is coming along at a good pace considering I’ve only been working on it 2 days a week on average. The F holes are carved. I graduated the top. And now the bassbar is fitted and glued! The whole body should be done by the end of the month.
One jig that I’ve been meaning to make since I first used it at school is this: It’s a jig that holds your plate so you can rough gouge out the inside. The beauty of this jig is that it also hold the plate up high enough so that you can get your caliper in […]