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here is the start of my first fiddle
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#1 posted 03-13-2009 11:33 PM
Great scroll work.
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#2 posted 03-13-2009 11:55 PM
pocket knife and a chain saw fileand about 40 hours (so far)
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#3 posted 03-14-2009 03:23 AM
Nice Start Roy. Can’t wait to see more. Thanks for shariing
#4 posted 03-14-2009 03:44 AM
i also used a coping saw
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#5 posted 03-14-2009 10:08 PM
Amazing hand work, Roy. Did you get the pattern from somewhere or is this your own?
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#6 posted 03-14-2009 11:34 PM
part pattern, part hand drawn using different size washers to make the curves, part drawn by eyei have more pictures on my blog
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#7 posted 03-15-2009 11:25 PM
Very nice, looking forward to seeing more. :)
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#8 posted 03-16-2009 05:18 AM
i am supposed to go get the rest of my wood this week!!!
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#9 posted 03-16-2009 10:51 PM
Hi Roy sent you some stuff on the mail. Not a classical approach but definitely in the right direction. I think the heel might need a bit added for more depth where it joins the violin body usually it needs 42mm. I usually cut out the peg box first before shaping the scroll. Just to give more support and also it is easier to hold in a vice when it is still square. 2nd is the scroll. I only round off and contour when I am forced to. The peg holes are reamed out using a special 1/30 taper reamer when the violin is finished. I usually pilot drill the peg holes at 6mm diameter at the start of the process to ensure that the axis line of the holes are square to the line of the kneck. Doing this before the peg ox is cut also givs you a marker for how deep you are going. THe depth of the peg box is only about 2 mm below the finished peg holes.Dave D
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#10 posted 11-23-2009 05:32 PM
thanks Daveyou have been a good friend helpin me so much thru personal emailsTHANK YOU VERY MUCHfixin to git started back on my woodworkin againtook a long break and went racin…very time coonsumingwhen you ain’t racin you are workin tryin to figure out how to go faster!!
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