Buy violins 'in the white' - ready for final light sanding, sealing and varnishing. Ideal for your first violin making project.
Thursday 23rd September 2021
Ready to make your first violin?
We supply violins 'in the white
' - ready for final light sanding,
sealing and varnishing. This is the ideal way to experiment with your first violin making project. A fingerboard is supplied, loose or lightly
fixed, but there are no other fittings, so you can customize the violin yourself.
The method of finishing the violin is to apply 2 or 3 coats of a clear base coat, build up the colour to the desired tone with a coloured varnish, and then finish with 2 or 3 coats of clear varnish. Each coat must be allowed to dry fully before adding the next coat, and then a few days for spirit varnish or a few weeks for oil varnish allowed, before rubbing down and polishing.
We have all the materials you need to complete your finished instrument: varnish and stains, glue, fittings and strings.
(Please note that we can only deliver varnish, adhesive and glue to UK mainland addresses)