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  1. saw thi the other day for flat blades https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUoEPgcqUFc
  2. yes but you may need to work with them a little
  3. what is the Hz of the A string on this instrument ?
  4. what about the people who use no chinrest? I have been doing that lately, and I can put my chin on the body, and take it off and hear no discernible difference, and a better violin may make a difference, but I do see some good players not use one.
  5. Is it a good idea not to mix different species of trees when making varnish, or does it make it more a crap shoot to the end result? thanks
  6. yes green wood houses are not rare the do move though
  7. here is what I have and used to use
  8. thanks, don . the ones I have been using carve nicely, I think I got them from IV other than that is there an aesthetic reason ?
  9. the fiber seems to bend easier, but is there a reason not to use it?
  10. yes probably, it has worked fine for me. I used to use some brass ones that you heated up on a hot plate, this is much easier to control temp.
  11. I got one on ebay , offered less , it works fine has temp readout , I added some bolts and metal right angle plate to bottom to set in vise.. not sure how the tariff thing affects you in somewhere so they might be higher now.
  12. https://www.thestrad.com/video/johnny-gandelsman-allemande-from-sixth-cello-suite-on-5-string-violin/9386.article?utm_source=adestra&utm_medium=email&utm_term=&utm_campaign=21386