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Project by Wes Grimes posted 819 days ago 1086 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally got my violin case all finished.
It is made out of Poplar wood and is stained Cranberry Red (General Finishes) with Arm-R-Seal Semi Gloss Poly.

I cut leather into strips and stained them with the Cranberry wood stain for the bow holders.

The interior is covered in green velvet over P/U foam cut to fit a violin.

There is also and accessory compartment with velvet interior.

I think I am going to sew a padded canvas cover for the case. A case for the case… I just can’t stand the thought of scratching it.

Now I just need to learn how to play the infernal thing ;)

-- Wes, Garland, TX





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atchison32

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#1 posted 819 days ago

Very nice!

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Roger

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#2 posted 819 days ago

This is really nice. Very kool idea for the leather also. Very cool-case

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Martyroc

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#3 posted 819 days ago

The case looks great I wouldn’t waste time learning this since it obvious you have great talent already :)

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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kapanen

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#4 posted 818 days ago

Easiest way to learn…...Suzuki

-- "Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life"....Pablo Picasso

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DocSavage45

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#5 posted 818 days ago

A beautiful way to avoid the hard stuff. :-0 LOL! Glad i stopped to see this.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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MedicineMan

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#6 posted 818 days ago

Great looking case. Wish I could make one for a guitar. Thanks for the post.

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itsmic

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#7 posted 817 days ago

Nice job on this, the interior looks very well done, Great job, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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