Construction Course


With this Violin Construction Course you will learn in a very natural way to build your own violin. Watch the 20 Minute videos section by section and put what you have seen in reality. Listen to the precious advices from Master Edgar Russ and watch him while he is doing. What he makes in one or two hours is possible for everybody to put in reality. You will experience a completely new way of satisfaction after every day you are working on your self made violin. A huge gratification for every student of this violin making Course.


Edgar's Online Violinmaking Academy

Ribs and Corpus

Edgar Russ is a worldwide very well known and appreciated and distinguished violinmaker. You will build together with him your violin. In almost 40 years of experience in this trade, Edgar Russ will teach in a very efficient way the entire construction.


Edgar's Online Violinmaking Academy

Bassbar

Edgar Russ shows you exactly what it takes to make a great sounding violin and what difference it causes. You will learn how the violin sounds and what you can change in order that the violin will sound exactly how you dream of.


Edgar's Online Violinmaking Academy

Scroll and Neck

The scroll is a very personal part and includes all tools; that's why by looking at it, it is like looking at You. Nevertheless there are many tiny details which need to be in certain way in order that you can play your violin as comfortable as possible.

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Violin Costruction

  1. Introduction to the course
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  Extra 1 - Sharpening
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  Extra 2 - Glue
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  2. Violin's Model
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  3. Inner mold
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  4. Corner Blocks
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  5. Ribs
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  6. Lining Strips
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  7. Top And Back: Jointing, Marking and Cutting
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  8. Top and back arching
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  9. The Outline
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  10. Purfling
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  11. Fluting
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  12. Finishing the Archings
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  13. Carving inside the Archings
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  14. F-holes
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  15. Finishing the inside - Thickness
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  16. Positioning the Bassbar
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  17. Fitting the Bassbar
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  18. Gluing the Bassbar
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  19. Refining the Edges
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  20. Finishing the Ribs
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  21. Gluing the Back onto the Ribs
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  22. Gluing the Top and closing the Body
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  23. Scroll: Model and marking
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  24. Cutting the Scroll
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  25. Marking the Pegbox and the volute of the Scroll
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  26. First Turn of the Scroll
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  27. Second Turn of the Scroll
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  28. Creating the Chamfer on the Scroll
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  29. Peg Box
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  30. Final Carving of the Scroll
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  31. The Scroll's Fluting
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  32. Leveling the Fingerboard
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  33. Shaping the Fingerboard
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  34. Final Touches of the Fingerboard Underside
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  35. Gluing the Fingerboard and Finishing it up
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  36. The Upper Nut
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  37. The Neck
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  38. Setting the Neck
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  39. Lower Nut (also known as the Saddle)
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  40. Gluing the Neck and finishing the Violin in white
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