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  1. I have read about this topic on the forum but many of the threads are a few years old.I would like help to find which Dremel tool and purfling jig would be best to buy in 2015 .Thank you for any help.
  2. First thing is to study Maestronet!!! Read until you cant. learn all you can
  3. Before i tell what happend i want to see if anyone knows about this place
  4. Uploaded with ImageShack.usAll clean
  5. Finally a area of violin making i have exceeded in beyond all else.I am going to have to clean it up some before picture .It is a skyscraper of violin crap, iced tea containers, upholstery tools and much more
  6. I hope there is more repair shown then soundpost patch and scroll graft?If it is so expensive to make book why not make for computer.I dont doubt its a great book i just dont have over a thousand bucks at the ready.Every violin book always costs so much money
  7. How is it done with ammonia?I need to do chinrest tailpiece and pegs
  8. Thanks i will do it.All i need to do is darken it
  9. No these are not the ones you made these are from the fiddle shop.I dont really want to mess with nitric also i want to color the knobs not only the shaft.I had been told to used brown stain then put a thin coat of shalac over that
  10. I was told to use brown and black stain to darken my fittings .These fittings i have are very light color what would be best?Does the peg stain from internatinal work Uploaded with
  11. I cant get the site to work .How much to get in? When will violins be able to be viewed by competitors
  12. I could not figure out why it took over a hour to heat .Now i know
  13. I could not figure out why it took over a hour to heat .Now i know
  14. I have been using the same $50 ebay iron for a bit even tho it takes a hour to heat up
  15. Is that the guy who have the $35,000 violins that he didnt make and the $60 magic soundposts
  16. I can not be there every day .What days do you recomend are best to make it for? I would like to see the violins in the compitition.
  17. I will make it but wont have a violin done for it as i had wished
  18. I put coat on the ribs but it bubbled this time in the center bouts even was an area that didnt bubble at first.Maybe i should just sand again and keep doing coats? Thanks