Violin Parts

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Violin  Parts
Top Bridge Soundpost Tailpiece F-hole Purfling Back Template

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Other names: Belly, Soundboard

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Bridge

I can add things just fine Andy  <3

Soundpost

Other names: l'Anima ("The soul" in Italian. The name reflects the importance of this little piece at the center of the instrument)

 

Tailpiece

It holds the strings

F-hole

No materials needed, its just a hole

Purfling

An inlaid stripe made of two two strips of black wood and one white.

Back

Other Names: Back plate

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Supplier: Steve Wigfield, Petaluma

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Template

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