Custom, hand-built guitars and mandolins, restoration, repair and consignment for collectors and Bluegrass and acoustic musicians by Chris Oliver in Springfield, Illinois.
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It is nice to see studies back up a hypothesis… NPR Article discussing Claudia Fritz’ double blind experiment comparing Stradivarius and Guarneri violins vs. modern violins. She is an acoustics physicist at France’s National Center for Scientific Research. Backup info … Continue reading
Some of the fretboards get the ‘Infinity’ inlay in the scooped florida. It never ceases to amaze me how much work goes into each fretboard. In many ways, the fretboard requires more work than the top and back plates. Jason… … Continue reading
One of the fretboards gets solid silver plate inlaid as faux frets. Once the rest of the frets are installed and the binding is in place, it will be scooped.