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  1. (photo credit to Martina Hawe)
  2. Slicker than a harpooned hippo on a banana tree. -- submitted by Rich Postma, Holland, MI
  3. Arctic Monday for 140 million as 'POLAR VORTEX' barrels across the US: 4,400 flights canceled, schools closed as far south as ATLANTA and the coldest temperatures recorded in 20 years Read more:
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  5. Top 7 Facts & Lessons Learned From Geese
  6. Shaping Violin or Viola CornersLuis Manfio shapes viola corners. Uploaded with permission from Luis Manfio. Shaping the Corners - a tutorialStarted by MANFIO, Mar 30 2008 05:00 AM
  7. Violin by Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1704, "Betts" The Betts Project Re-creating "the Betts"
  8. Betts copy joins national collection Violin made at Oberlin violin makers workshop is added to Library of Congress collection Library of Congress Welcomes the 'Stradivarius Oberlinenfis'
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    "granite surface plate" "The large black surface shown in the above photograh is a granite plate. It is accurate, across its face, to one ten-thousandth of an inch. It is used as a standard of flatness, and for planing guitar tops on the plate. It weighs a bit over 400 pounds." -
  10. The Violin Forms of Antonio Stradivari by Stewart Pollens "This comprehensive book contains life-size photographs of all of the extant wood forms and patterns used by Stradivari in the construction of his violins, violas and cellos. It includes patterns for corner blocks, necks and f-hole positioning and analyses the geometry of the instruments. Pollens provides essential insights into the great master’s techniques, design and construction. Hardback. 40 full-size illustrations of forms and patterns; 16 figures."
  11. Stradivarius Hardcover by Charles Beare (Author) , Peter Beare (Author) , Jon Whiteley (Author) Be the first to review this item
  12. Joseph Michelman: violin varnish a plausible re-creation of the varnish used by the Italian violin makers between the years 1550 and 1750, A.D.