Instructables: exploring - play - violin - popular Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:47:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 Lasercut plywood violin
Lasercut plywood violin - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lee AnnH This violin was the winning entry to the Laserworks Contest @ MADE festival in Roskilde, Denmark in August 2014. The contest rules were simple: build something out of max 5 sqm 3mm plywood within 8 laser cutting hours + assembling time. My contest partner and I created six instruments (violin, ukule...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 02:15:20 PDT
How to help your child make a Violin
How to help your child make a Violin - More DIY How To Projects]]> QDavid My daughter came home a few weeks ago with a science project to build a musical instrument. Lucky me, she chose to make a violin. Now for anyone with an array of woodworking tools, this is probably an easy task, but for my meager supply of hand tools this was going to be a challenge. Standing in th...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 17:10:48 PDT
How To Play Violin
How To Play Violin - More DIY How To Projects]]> seniorhigh This instructable is going to teach you the basics of playing the violin. You will learn: 1. How to prepare to play 2. How to read violin music 3. How to hold the violin and bow 4. How to put all of this information together to play "Hot Crossed Buns" What you need In order to play the violin, ...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2011 21:09:21 PDT
Custom Rifle Case from Violin Case
Custom Rifle Case from Violin Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> TeeDum I started with a 4/4 thermoplastic violin case I purchased from Initial Case Interior The case comes lined and custom fitted for a violin.  The material is a type of faux fur that is somewhat elastic.  The base is styrofoam. Remove Interior The lining mater...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:28:51 PST
Improvised Folk Fiddle
Improvised Folk Fiddle - More DIY How To Projects]]> nkirkby use local and scrounged materials to build a fiddle.  then, learn to play the fiddle. I built this functional folk fiddle from free materials. the wood was salvaged from scraps the strings and bow "hairs" are nylon monofilament fishing line I am spending this summer at a small farming community i...
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 22:01:35 PDT
Electric Violin
Electric Violin - More DIY How To Projects]]> Toms Workshop (Audio on step 6) This electric skeleton violin uses a piezoelectric pickup. The body and neck are solid maple and the darker wood is mahogany.  I eventually finished it in November of last year after a two year build. It could have probably been done a lot quicker but exams and school got in the...
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Sat, 5 May 2012 08:53:14 PDT
A carbon fibre violin i made from scratch
A carbon fibre violin i made from scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> AussieCFviolin Last year i made a carbon fibre violin , I started out  by drawing a violin on paper ,  working out the curve heights , plotting the lot on paper , Once i had my plans drawn it was time to start making moulds , the violin plate moulds started as block of plaster , that i routed out and fine carved ...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2011 06:37:30 PST
Electric Violin
Electric Violin - More DIY How To Projects]]> Half-Life This is something I built as a school project. My woodworking skills and access to machinery being limited, I spent a considerable amount of time planning and further simplifying the structure of the electric violin I was about to build. You may want to read up on the parts of a regular violin: ...
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Thu, 10 Mar 2011 01:36:52 PST