New added on April 15 2017: White and Kits
As more and more luthiers from all over the world ask us to make them white or kits, so we would like to add this page for details, click in
New added on April 15 2017: 3/4 Double Bass
EMS delivery is an issue, so we have to use other shipping companies, click in

The latest notice  More notices

Comments from No.503 bass violin customer

Date: 9/23/2017, Read: 85 times

  I have just received some comments from our No.503 bass violin (1/8 size) customer, this is not his formal reference yet, but just some comments.
  
   James of California is a Master luthier and he ordered a 1/8 bass violin from us and sent us with his own design.
  
   Below is his comments (twice):
  
   2017-9-20:
  
   Hi Dong, Hope all is well with you. I am re-planing the fingerboard now and recutting the nut. The fingerboard arch and scoop need to be properly shaped. I apply linseed oil at every step. As you know linseed oil is very slow to harden. The fingerboard is now dressed with charcoal ink impregnated and coated with ebony oil. Please check the photo below. Also I'm hand rubbing the varnish with mixture of rotten stone and pumice stone and oil to get the proper sheen.
  
   Overall, your craftsmanship is excellent. I will let you know on the sound later. By tap tone checking it seems to be very good. James
  
   2017-9-21:
  
   Please use the photos and/or my writings, if you like. I will write a full impression and review of the instrument when the set up is done. So far the bass violin is excellent and perfect shape and size. The gradation appears extremely good. My review will not be to criticize but to praise and help your craftsmanship and reputation as a maker. It will include some suggestions for the future projects to enhance your business.
  
   I will be in Germany in the first part of October so most likely afterwards. I will look for some instrument parts when I'm there. Will keep you posted. Thank you for every thing.
  
   James
  
More notices

| About| Suggestions| Contact Us | CopyRight|

Copyright 1995 ChineseViolins.com All Rights Reserved
Bai's Violins - Beijing Xian Meng Musical Instruments Co., Ltd
Business Registration Number: 110107012657187


1995-2030