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    Monday
    Apr062015

    A Beautiful 1699 Stradivari at Tarisio

    Tarisio's auction house is now offering an early Stradivari, log in to the Tarisio web site to see full size pictures. I particularly like to elegant corners and classic design of the ff holes.


     

    Wednesday
    Mar252015

    Radically Rethinking Room Acoustics - Hanson Hsu

    You can start a free trial and listen to this course from the great Lynda.com series. Room acoustics is very important and it is quantifiable.  Some people think it is magic.

    Hanson Hsu interview.

    Vimeo video here.

     

    Wednesday
    Mar252015

    Giovanni Tononi, Bologna 1680

    Please visit the Tarisio web site. There is an interesting article written by Roberto Regazzi about the Tononi family.

    Here are partial details from a Tononi cello scroll.

    Tuesday
    Mar242015

    Sauer & Steiner tool makers

    I would like to share a few images of the work of Sauer and Steiner. This planes are from 2008. 


    Thursday
    Mar192015

    Gluing a deformed center joint

    There are internal tensions in wood that build up over time. In this case the center joint had deformed beyond the point where it would hold together. Here are some photos of how I glued it back. Later I will post the after.