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2018-11-16 (Friday)
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20:38:33 Mould 51.254.238.67
2mm in total and Stradivari did it on the top side and upper bouts only. And yes it means that the plate will have to bend a …
2018-10-25 (Thursday)
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16:03:59 Mould 51.254.238.67
it may cause bending on face plate when clamping face plate to rips !??
2018-10-02 (Tuesday)
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20:42:26 Foreword 51.254.238.67
Thank you for this amazing guide! I used many of your SVG in my CAD program (Fusion 360) to design a modular 3D printed violi…
2018-09-28 (Friday)
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19:11:11 Mould 51.254.238.67
Taper both sides of the ribs? So the front and back have independent 1mm tapers that sum to 2mm taper overall?
2018-09-03 (Monday)
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10:40:35 Mould 51.254.238.67
It should be accurate given you print it out to the correct dimensions. The blocks are usually made of spruce but other woods…
2018-08-28 (Tuesday)
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15:52:00 Graduations - back plate 51.254.238.67
Similar rules as of the front plate applies to M1 and M2 frequencies. M2 is a little bit under half of the M5. M1 half of the…
2018-08-24 (Friday)
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07:37:11 Mould 51.254.238.67
If I was to print the mould from here.... directly would it be accurate? Is it important that the blocks are made of spurce…
07:37:05 Mould 51.254.238.67
If I was to print the mould from here.... directly would it be accurate? Is it important that the blocks are made of spurce…
2018-08-18 (Saturday)
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14:33:22 Graduations - back plate 51.254.238.67
Also what are the mode 1 and 2 frequency?
2018-08-07 (Tuesday)
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00:26:35 Assembly 51.254.238.67
Hello! I am glad someone takes the time to tell me the site looks good. I quite like it myself, really :)= but sadly there is…
2018-06-25 (Monday)
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15:16:41 Preparing the ribs 51.254.238.67
It is about 100cm.
14:55:25 Templates 51.254.238.67
Hello, I don`t know about any links to a del Gesu violin on this site. Could you please post the link here? Thank you.
2018-04-24 (Tuesday)
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14:11:15 Mould 51.254.238.67
Yes
2018-04-13 (Friday)
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21:50:24 Templates 51.254.238.67
Hi Vohtech, do you have an outline for a del gesu violin? I tried to look at the link you provided, but I couldn’t open it
2018-03-29 (Thursday)
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09:43:19 Foreword 51.254.238.67
where will you publish it? I am very interested. partiture@hotmail.com
2018-03-09 (Friday)
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17:56:10 Tools 51.254.238.67
plans for the punch https://imgur.com/a/l1v1K
2018-03-06 (Tuesday)
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19:43:34 Tools 51.254.238.67
Can you pls tell me an other way to call the fig #12. I cant find te tool as "graduation punch"
2018-02-07 (Wednesday)
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03:19:45 Shaping the neck root 51.254.238.67
No, the aim of all this is to get the correct taper of the neck root. In order to do that you need to mark the final button …
2018-01-05 (Friday)
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00:58:31 Specific gravity calculator Vojtech Blahout
Yes, it would - a bit. In the grand scheme of things, who cares, really
2017-11-21 (Tuesday)
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11:51:15 Templates 51.254.238.67
Well, that very much depends on your current setup. Make sure the template opened in Inkscape has the right dimensions (350mm…
2017-11-19 (Sunday)
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17:28:56 Templates 51.254.238.67
could you explain a little bit more the procedure to print from inkscape at the right dimensions? i Always get it 33cm long
2017-10-28 (Saturday)
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14:11:23 Templates Vojtech Blahout
Hello, absolutely, you can use two A4s as long as the resulting outline is the correct length :)
2017-10-25 (Wednesday)
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20:49:39 Templates 51.254.238.67
Thanks you for providing this. Can we set out printer to A4 and then let it print on 2 sheets of paper, cut the edges straigh…
2017-10-18 (Wednesday)
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11:35:36 Foreword Vojtech Blahout
Thank you for your response - great to hear the site is of help to you. Keep up the good work and have a nice day! :)
2017-10-15 (Sunday)
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16:01:39 Foreword 51.254.238.67
Thank you for preparing this comprehensive guide to violin making. Your drawings appear to be very precise and they illustrat…
2017-10-05 (Thursday)
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12:04:53 Tools Vojtech Blahout
Admittedly, this whole section needs an overhaul, so I will keep this in mind when I`m at it. Thank you :)
2017-09-06 (Wednesday)
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13:07:49 Templates Vojtech Blahout
Hello, check the Template section where the length of the finished template {350mm} is mentioned, along with its construction…
2017-08-29 (Tuesday)
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16:05:20 Foreword 51.254.238.67
Sorry, no one file with all the drawings in it is available.
2017-08-28 (Monday)
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23:44:00 Templates 51.254.238.67
Thanks for all this. Please let me know the dimensions of the mould ( length, UB,CB, LB) because I have a problem with the pr…
2017-08-24 (Thursday)
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14:34:39 Tools Vojtech Blahout
Thats something that has crossed my mind too - but there are so many places and ways to get these because people come to the …
2017-08-13 (Sunday)
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14:55:32 Polishing Vojtech Blahout
Also known as Rotten stone is a polishing abrasive, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rotten_stone
2017-07-30 (Sunday)
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18:52:26 Free plate frequencies Vojtech Blahout
Corrected, thank you.
18:49:21 Bass bar Vojtech Blahout
Please see http://www.makingtheviolin.com/Free_plate_frequencies
2017-07-25 (Tuesday)
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16:36:28 Finishing the rib structure Vojtech Blahout
Glue-sizing - applying thin hide glue to porous areas, ie. the ends of blocks, to effectively seal them and make them ready f…
2017-07-23 (Sunday)
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23:57:34 Finishing the rib structure Vojtech Blahout
Initially yes, but for the final stages, sanding is better.
23:52:31 Linings Vojtech Blahout
Go for it, there is no one right way to do it. Enjoy.
21:56:35 Linings 51.254.238.67
Thank you for your replies, I think I'll end up doing one side then waiting till it is off the mould to do the other side.
2017-07-21 (Friday)
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19:13:48 Linings Vojtech Blahout
I wouldnt worry, the structure can handle it, if you are careful. There is nothing stoping you from putting the linings in af…
17:50:48 Linings 51.254.238.67
That worries me a little, is it an option to put the second lining on with the rib structure removed from the mould? (after w…
2017-07-20 (Thursday)
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14:29:20 Graduations - top plate 51.254.238.67
You would need to try them yourself but I doubt they are.
14:27:09 Linings 51.254.238.67
see the description in http://www.makingtheviolin.com/Finishing_the_rib_structure
2017-07-15 (Saturday)
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16:15:25 Templates 51.254.238.67
They were made in Inkscape so I would expect Illustrator to "interpret" them a bit differently. They are vector tho…
2017-07-07 (Friday)
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21:54:48 Shaping the plate corners Vojtech Blahout
By applying a straightedge to the original violin. These need not be very precise, they are just guides.
2017-06-13 (Tuesday)
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00:37:14 Mould 189.61.114.166
Thank you very much.
2017-06-12 (Monday)
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23:45:51 Mould 90.177.36.213
Provided you have the violin outline transferred onto the mould block, you just measure the 124 mm from the very bottom (on t…
01:39:24 Mould 189.6.57.160
Thanks for fast answering, but I still don't know where to start to draw the "a" line in the corner blocks. In the …
2017-06-11 (Sunday)
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12:07:02 Mould 90.177.36.213
Hello, thank you for pointing that out. For some reason, some of the numbers were not showing up in the browser, but they wer…
05:48:51 Mould 189.6.57.160
The first step to transfer the lines is "1. Draw the "a" line". From where do I start making this line? F…
2017-05-04 (Thursday)
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13:18:23 Templates Vojtech Blahout
Hello, they are based on information from multiple sources, including the Strad poster, the Courtnall, with some modification…
2017-04-28 (Friday)
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14:54:27 Templates 194.118.33.79
are the blueprintthings like the outline of the messiah, scroll, etc from the ashmolean or where did you get this things from…



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