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Building a Violin - The Ensemble (Assembly)


This page shows the steps in assembling the violin.






Various parts, partially made Ribs and back Gluing the ribs to the back


Ribs and back assembly Ready to glue on the belly Gluing on the belly


Complete body Complete body Complete body

Body and neck Notching the edge for the saddle and the shaped saddle The saddle installed


Gluing the neck After the very scary step of cutting the miter notch for the neck, gluing the neck It's complete!


It's complete! It's complete!  


Violin MakingViolin BackViolin RibsViolin Belly (top)Violin NeckViolin AssemblyViolin Final Steps

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