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The Viola Maker

In a short by Eamon UrtoneHelen Michetschläger shares how she makes a viola — a slightly larger version of a violin with a deeper, more mellow sound. File under: how instruments are made.

More violin making: The Sound of Wood: From sapling to violin.

via Those Who Make.

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