Yellowbelly Flatt's Discussions (162)

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"When I built my very basic stand up bass, I used strimmer line (from B & Q) but…"

Yellowbelly Flatt replied Sep 21, 2013 to Bass

3 Sep 21, 2013
Reply by Reeds Taylor

"Good choice Al. the progress seems to be going well. Yes, it is fun."

Yellowbelly Flatt replied Jan 27, 2013 to Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

29 Feb 8, 2014
Reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker

"I can't comment on other people's methods, but a couple of coats of varnish usually…"

Yellowbelly Flatt replied Jan 27, 2013 to Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

29 Feb 8, 2014
Reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker

"Hi there Al, just a quick thought. I would strongly suggest that a narrow box is se…"

Yellowbelly Flatt replied Jan 11, 2013 to Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

29 Feb 8, 2014
Reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker

"I'm glad that you are a player. I've been rasping away at the fiddle for a couple of…"

Yellowbelly Flatt replied Dec 30, 2012 to 3/4 Ohio fiddle

5 Dec 30, 2012
Reply by Yellowbelly Flatt

"That's the problem of looking at a photo' and making a stab in the dark. At least it…"

Yellowbelly Flatt replied Dec 30, 2012 to 3/4 Ohio fiddle

5 Dec 30, 2012
Reply by Yellowbelly Flatt

"Very very interesting. A great piece of history if not a great violin / fiddle. Poss…"

Yellowbelly Flatt replied Dec 30, 2012 to 3/4 Ohio fiddle

5 Dec 30, 2012
Reply by Yellowbelly Flatt

"Yes, the combined cut outs and sound hole idea was one that I came across when resea…"

Yellowbelly Flatt replied Sep 20, 2012 to My First Cigar Box Fiddle

7 Mar 4, 2016
Reply by Alan Hawkins

"Well done Tim. Some excellent work and some excellent solutions to the problems tha…"

Yellowbelly Flatt replied Sep 20, 2012 to My First Cigar Box Fiddle

7 Mar 4, 2016
Reply by Alan Hawkins

"This is always a problem with experimental construction, you don't know what you get…"

Yellowbelly Flatt replied Apr 2, 2012 to Little travel fiddle

9 Jan 9, 2013
Reply by Diane in Chicago

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Bow for cigar box fiddle

Started by Phil Thomas. Last reply by Phil Thomas May 23, 2017. 2 Replies

My First Cigar Box Fiddle

Started by Tim LaFave. Last reply by Alan Hawkins Mar 4, 2016. 7 Replies

Pochette build

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First cigar box fiddle

Started by Slow Slough Guitars Dec 23, 2014. 0 Replies

First "cello" build

Started by Jaber. Last reply by Jaber Apr 26, 2014. 7 Replies

Building the "Stumpwater" fiddle

Started by Al Lyons. Last reply by Gipson Fat Fingers Shoemaker Feb 8, 2014. 29 Replies

Bass

Started by Redbelly. Last reply by Reeds Taylor Sep 21, 2013. 3 Replies

how to add an adjustable shoulder rest?

Started by Paul Cooper. Last reply by Paul Cooper Aug 29, 2013. 6 Replies

Tremendous online violin making site!

Started by Diane in Chicago Jun 16, 2013. 0 Replies

"Tips on How I Build a CB Fiddle"

Started by Tim LaFave. Last reply by Tim LaFave May 25, 2013. 4 Replies

Newbie from Asheville, NC

Started by Al Lyons. Last reply by Diane in Chicago Jan 10, 2013. 2 Replies

Little travel fiddle

Started by Diane in Chicago. Last reply by Diane in Chicago Jan 9, 2013. 9 Replies

3/4 Ohio fiddle

Started by the cigarbox table guy. Last reply by Yellowbelly Flatt Dec 30, 2012. 5 Replies

some violin pics

Started by Elmar Zeilhofer. Last reply by CrocBite May 22, 2012. 4 Replies

CB Fiddle #2 and furthermore

Started by Diane in Chicago. Last reply by Elmar Zeilhofer May 21, 2012. 18 Replies

My first attemp at a cigar box fiddle. :-)

Started by Rick Hunt. Last reply by Rick Hunt Mar 19, 2012. 23 Replies

How to take a fiddle apart?

Started by Dave Onastik. Last reply by Diane in Chicago Mar 13, 2012. 5 Replies

Build Update

Started by Bobby Wallen. Last reply by Order99 Mar 4, 2012. 5 Replies

First time build and I have a few questions

Started by Bobby Wallen. Last reply by Tristan Chambers Feb 22, 2012. 2 Replies

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