Instructables: exploring - play - violin - popular Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:36:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 Your fiddle - left hand exercises 1
Your fiddle - left hand exercises 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> LDW Just as taxi-drivers have a bump in their brain for finding their way, violinists' brains are supersensitised to the positions of their left hands. These exercises, performed every day, will help the brain to become more aware of the left hand fingers, as well as building up necessary muscles.You ca...

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Fri, 31 Oct 2008 16:55:32 PDT
A backpacker violin
A backpacker violin - More DIY How To Projects]]> viudi Travels are a never ending source of inspiration and most of the times I had to leave my violin at home because it was too complicated to carry such a delicate instrument with me. Finally, I've started creating a robust and modular version of a violin that I could put in a backpack. More information...
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Wed, 7 Oct 2015 15:00:46 PDT
How to Make a Violin
How to Make a Violin - More DIY How To Projects]]> marika214 Following is a basic outline of the construction of a violin in the manner of the old masters.  Obtain Aged Wood Maple wood is typically used for the violin's back, ribs, and neck. Spruce wood is used for the top or belly of the violin. Spruce is preferable for the top of the violin because it's...
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 22:14:54 PST
Headless Electric Violin
Headless Electric Violin - More DIY How To Projects]]> Half-Life I had made an electric violin before, and armed with the lessons learned from that build, this is the 2nd, cooler version of this: 2 feet of 2*2 inch hardwood (Mahogany, Maple, Teak)One pre-made violin fingerboard (Ebay)One pre-made vi...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 02:12:42 PDT
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 way...
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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 V1
Electric Violin V1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> Half-Life This is something I built as a school project. I have built a follow up project since, and itavoids a lot of mistakes I made in this one: woodworking skills and access to machinery being limited, I spent a considerable amount of time planning a...
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Thu, 10 Mar 2011 01:36:52 PST