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About saintjohnbarleycorn

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  1. saw thi the other day for flat blades
  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.