Id in The Pegbox Posted January 21 · Report reply 21 hours ago, jandepora said: ... the more “interesting” is that the ribs art made of one piece carved complete with the form of the violin from a unique piece of wood. Wow! Sounds like an early example of the Jackson-Guldan method. Then again, I seem to recall that some early Spanish guitars (and viols?) were made by carving the whole body cavity from one piece. Like carving a canoe.