Jim Clinton Violins Greenville, SC

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Got to see @johnnyg2703 Johnny Gandelsman at @horizonrecords  Horizon Records yesterday. Thanks to @scbach , Gene Berger and friends. I particularly enjoyed his sensitive interpretations. Here, he is taking requests for his final piece.

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The violin top has been rough arched. It is time to set the edge thicknesses and prepare for inlaying the purfling

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Outlining the violin top plate from the rib garland #7 #1

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A violin should be a work of art on the inside, even in places most people never see

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Violin ribs are glued to a point at the corner block in an old world manner using string and a custom fit form to hold it in place.

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Here is a classic! Introducing the @leatherwoodrosin rosin you have been hearing about! Right here in SC, at Jim Clinton Violins, offering “supple” or “crisp” for violin, viola, and cello.

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Fitting violin corner blocks before installing C-bout ribs.

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This willow will not be making music. Woodshavings left while crafting the violin upper neck block.

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Violin corner blocks glued to the inside mould.

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The outline

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