Back: Plain Maple
Top: Italian Spruce
Neck: Plain Maple
Oil varnish and pigments
Body length: 418 (16.5 -“) Bouts: 196, 137, 242 Ribs: 35 at top block, 38 at lower String length: 379 Stop: 224
This is one of a pair of violins, the X and O-fiddles built to investigate the potential effects of varying the the plate thicknesses on the tone of the instruments.