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What Wood Makes Your Violin Special?

What Wood Makes Your Violin Special?

Knowing about how the violin is constructed can give you a better understanding of where its beautiful sound and individual ‘voice’ comes from. Wood obviously makes up the most part of the violin, and seasoned wood from older trees is preferred by violin makers. It is also important that the wood used in violins cut in a way that gives it extra strength e.g. the wood used is ‘quarter sawn’

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