VIDEOS and SOCIAL FollowFollow Players and Instruments Violinshop: Tools, Tips & Tricks Various FollowFollow I’ve been distracted by other projects, but the Turing Fiddle is finally done! #turing #violin... I always like getting the first coat of varnish on. Suddenly you can see shadows... Chamfering those rays!…… It seems like years since I started this……. But it’s alright….. here... Doing a little bark beetle work on the sides. #barkbeetle #turingpattern #turing #woodworm #woodcarving #fiddle... The Turing fiddle....It's hot! #turing #violin #fiddle Carving at last! #turingpattern #woodcarving #violin #fiddle There’s a great feature on @miapixley and her Ripple cello in this months Strings Magazine.... I designed this Turing patterned fiddle, in collaboration with @kerimdundar_ of Yakaza.org. Kerim uses Reaction-Diffusion... Watch full video @definitionfilms. it’s good, the action slows down, and I don’t play the... Stradivari’s Blue Jeans Did Strad know that his varnish would wear off quick and look... The most fundamental essence of music is transferring energy by waves and vibrations form player... Imagine you could see waves and vibrations passing through an object, the way that we... #offbeatviolins #fiddle Conventional cello decoration. Nothing weird about it. The Tabolin is up and running at last! @theredfiddler came by to help discover what... @michellelambertmusic rockin my O-Fiddle. All I can say is “O, I didn’t know it could... The varnish is on. I’m about to start texturing and antiquing the Tabolin. #texture #offbeatfiddles... Technical problems. The vellum is an amazing material, super strong and it self tensions as... A look at the violin plates, before I close the box. Decorating the Tabolin plates. Its another cell pattern, this one has a sea urchin and... Knocking out the panels for the Tabolin. It already has a different tap tone! I... Here’s my latest Curious Violin project: the Tabolin, a fiddle that is half violin, half... Coming soon: A violin like nothing you’ve ever seen before.........It might even sound different too!... Great to see Brandon Godman @thefiddlemercantile coming out of hibernation and waking up the X-fiddle... The Redwood Violin is out and about. We met these two local fiddlers, @theredfiddler and... Very happy to have the Redwood Violin covered by Strings. Thanks to everyone who has... Since January 1st I’ve been building a violin from scratch, using only materials from within... I finally got the X and O fiddles done . There’s a sound-test video which... The woodwork is done on the X and O-fiddles. The last two pictures are of... Done carving the outside of the X and O-Fiddles. Next comes the interesting bit: hollowing... Getting into the carving on the X Fiddle. It´s fun making up the chip patterns... The fun begins. A pair of violins patterned after the X and O vibrational modes.... Flown into my yard from the fires. Mostly bay laurel (or eucalyptus?), but also live... Im starting a pair of fiddles with contrasting structures to see what the effect on... Turtle Fiddle Arrived! Its been a slow but interesting ride. Read about the ideas behind... A glimpse inside my dreamworld. I’m loading 75,000 pictures into a new photo-sorting app, and... The Turtle Fiddle is coming along......slow and steady! I’m these unusual times I’d like to suggest that we all grab a handful of... Met Davey Jones. Or was it La Catrina? Encountering other worlds. At point arena, California. ..... Parts of the viola looked quite reptilian to me. I decided to make a fiddle... The finished viola, with some extreme patina. #celluarfiddles I haven’t been on Instagram for sometime. Here’s a project from a couple of months... Ecco la tabella! I'm making a table.