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Building a Balsa Violin, pt 1

Really this could have been included in the last post, but it was getting long and I wanted pictures of my own work above the cut.(edit: here is part 2, a year later.) So here are the first progress shots … Continue reading

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Building a Balsa Violin, pt 0

I know. I’m certifiably insane. The guy who came up with this idea and implemented it has a) roughly 45 years experience building violins b) has roughly 45 years experience building performance rowboats of similar design and c) comes from … Continue reading

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Balsa Wood Violins

I’ve had an on again, off again¬†fascination¬†with balsa wood violins. I’m pretty sure I’m the only person in their mid 20s that reads the paper copy of the New York Times. Anyways, the NYT ran an article about research on … Continue reading

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