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Books and Videos by Henry Strobel

Violin Making, Step by Step by Henry Strobel

Violin Making, Step by Step by Henry Strobel

This book is complete with traditional and alternative methods from sharpening tools to adjustment and varnishing. Also included are full size Stradivarius model drawings as well as 115 photos.

The Art and Method of the Violin Maker immediately below is a companion volume to this one, and of interest to makers who desire more information about violin making.

Item #70-7369 $35.40
Art and Method of the Violin Maker by Henry Strobel

Art and Method of the Violin Maker by Henry Strobel

This second edition focuses on the design of the violin's outline, scroll, geometry, aesthetics and all the aspects of wood selection. It also includes the making of moulds, ribs, corners, barring and selected repairs.

Item #70-7350 $23.40
Viola Making, Step by Step by Henry Strobel

Viola Making, Step by Step by Henry Strobel

Similar to Violin Making, and keyed to it, without duplication. Includes full size plans for 15 5/8" viola. If purchasing Viola Making, we highly recommend the volume Violin Making, Step by Step as there is information about making that is not repeated in this volume.

Item #70-7393 $30.00
Cello Making, Step by Step by Henry Strobel

Cello Making, Step by Step by Henry Strobel

Similar to Violin Making by the same author, and keyed to it, without duplication as well as full size drawings

Item #70-7377 $35.40
Violin Maker's Notebook by Henry Strobel

Violin Maker's Notebook by Henry Strobel

This is an expanded shop reference manual on rehairing and repairing bows, retouching, repairing instrument cracks, workshop safety and instrument photography.

Item #70-7334 $23.40
Health of the Violin, Viola and Cello by Henry Strobel

Health of the Violin, Viola and Cello by Henry Strobel

Practical advice on the acquisition, maintenance, adjustment and conservation of bowed instruments.

Item #70-7342 $11.40
Useful Measurements for Violin Makers by Henry Strobel

Useful Measurements for Violin Makers by Henry Strobel

This is a great standard reference both unique and comprehensive. For violin, viola, cello, bass and bows of all sizes, this book provides a large selection of very useful measurements and templates.

Item #70-7326 $15.00
Improving Resonance Conditions

How to IMPROVE the RESONANCE CONDITIONS of Musical Instruments by VIBRATION-DEDAMPING, Elimination of Wolf Notes, Other Adjustments by Prof. Gerhard A. v. Reumont, Translated from the original German by Lothar Tews, First English Edition.

A study of the wolf tone and treatments. For the expert violin maker.

Item #70-7029 $35.40
My Real World Violin Shop by Henry Strobel

My Real World Violin Shop by Henry Strobel

Practical perspectives and procedures of running a violin shop. From the practical experience of Henry Strobel. The business side of service and sales, sample rental agreements, service fees, and many day to day issues. Helpful in adding perspective and awareness for your business.

Item #70-7037 $35.40

Practical Acoustics of Instruments of the Violin Family (Bridging Science and Art) by Jan James

An enlightening book for the string musician as much as for the violin maker, it bridges the gap between scientific knowledge and practical experience. New insights on how string instruments work are clearly explained. Scientific investigations into the significance of the bridge and soundpost, movements of the body, string vibration patterns, and the functions of bow hair have set aside many a sacred cow ... and more

Item #70-7010 $27.00
Watch Me Make a Cello Step by Step by Henry Strobel, DVD version

Video: Watch Me Make a Cello Step by Step by Henry Strobel

(Cello Making - Live!) Making a cello as an example, Henry Strobel demonstrates and explains the procedures used by the violin maker. Detailed, close-up and complete, it supplements the step by step books, but it is also an independent educational source.

DVD version, NTSC format

Item #70-7385 $59.40

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