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Five String Fiddle


Back: Baltic Maple
Top: Italian Spruce
Neck: Baltic Maple


Antiqued oil varnish


Body length: 360 (14 3/16“)
Bouts: 174,126, 215 mm
Ribs: 30 at top block, 30 at lower
String length: 330
Stop: 194


When Master Fiddler Brandon Godman asked me if I could make a five string fiddle with a totally convincing C-string plus a cutting high end, all with a normal fiddle string length, I thought that I had a pretty good idea how it could be done.  Read my blog post about this collaboration