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The Secret of Stradivari: Finally EXPOSED!
Hello and welcome back to my blog, today we will talk about the secret of Stradivari!
But… is there really a secret?
When I started violin making about 40 years ago, there was this exhibition on S...
Buongiorno a tutti,
I am currently working on a top and getting ready to apply my wood preparation, which I always put both inside and outside.
Historically speaking, around 1600, italian make...
Preparing the Oil for the Oil Varnish
Today we will talk about the steps to prepare our oil varnish. To prepare it you can use di7erent types of oil, the most important detail is that the oil is not saturated: this means it’s stil...
My Spirit Varnish Recipe
Spirit varnish is nothing else then varnish made with alcohol. There is a lot of secrecy around the perfect recipe, which is certainly very important, as long as you like it is the best.I woul...
How to store your Varnish
Today we will talk about the di0erence between Spirit and Oil varnish. As we said in this blog post, we have two di0erent types of varnish:
Spirit Varnish evaporates with time. Just like you d...
What you need to cook Oil Varnish
Today we will be talking about the ingredients you need to prepare my oil varnish. In the last blog post we talked about the Oil, here you can read more about it.
First of all the Amber: I usu...