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Sat, 07 May 2016:
Varnish, comment by Vojtech Blahout
This could be the result of glazing, applying a layer of colorant in between the layers of varnish. It could also be bec[…]

Fri, 06 May 2016:
Wood ash oil varnish, comment by
Actually, there are two ingredients in here that are bases. The "liquid wood ash" (also known as lye) and the[…]
Polishing, comment by Vojtech Blahout
To thin the oil varnish, only quality turpentine should be used.

Thu, 14 Apr 2016:
Tools, comment by Vojtech Blahout
No teeth needed on any of the blades.
Foreword, comment by Vojtech Blahout
Thank YOU :)

Sun, 27 Mar 2016:
Templates, comment by
Great... Thanks

Wed, 23 Mar 2016:
Varnish recipes, comment by Vojtech Blahout
The color really depends on many things, amongst these are the tanning of the wood, the amount of "burning" yo[…]

Wed, 09 Mar 2016:
Resolving problems, comment by Vojtech Blahout
Good tips, thank you!
Soundpost, comment by
The top and bottom of the sound post should be shaped to the top and bottom of the violin plates for perfect fit.

Sun, 05 Apr 2015:
Free plate frequencies, comment by Vojtech Blahout
Corrected. Thank you.

Thu, 02 Apr 2015:
Assembled violin frequencies, comment by
Hello, the fig number 1 is broken, thank you for you great work

Sun, 01 Mar 2015:
Madder lake, comment by
In latin it is Radix rubiae tinctorum.

Mon, 08 Dec 2014:
Pegs and endpin, comment by
The Alberti peg shapers are also very good.
Glues, comment by
Andrew Carruthers (see his website) has recently suggested using fish skin glue (gelatin) which has a longer working tim[…]
Sharpening, comment by
You need to give better advice on knife sharpening. It is not possible to produce a good violin without a really sharp […]
Linings, comment by
See the article by Neil Ertz in Trade Secrets - explains this really well. Is 7 mm wide enough for linings?

Sun, 09 Nov 2014:
CategoryWiki, comment by
This is my first time pay a quick visit at here and i am actually happy to read everthing at single place.

Wed, 18 Dec 2013:
PasswordForgotten, comment by
Hello, you don't need to log in to get all the information available on the site. The login is only needed if you want t[…]