Videos We Love: How Are Violins Made?

Behind every violinist is a quality instrument, and behind that is a superb violin maker.  And it’s pretty mind-boggling to think about all of the details involved in that process: the type of wood, the shape and curve of the body, the foundation that makes way for each vibrating string, and the overall story behind it.

Here’s a great mini-documentary of the creation process, as shown by New York-based violin maker Sam Zygmuntowicz. It’s a pretty interesting watch, if you’ve got a few minutes!

The Violin Maker from Dustin Cohen on Vimeo.

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