Photo Essay of the Violin Making Process

A comprehensive photos essay about the violin making process.
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Channeling, Final Arching, Graduating
Channel
Channel

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Channel
Channel

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Finished Arching
Finished Arching

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Channel
Channel

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The channel is very importantly aesthetically as well as acoutsically, as it helps control the stiffness of the edge of the plates.  The arches are then completed, and the plates are graduated, or thinned out.