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Design Goals for Violin Construction, ideal acoustical results...
Modified 10/2017
(Page VRT_19)
Let it be understood that all types of wood are to have # 22 rub tone (# 21 or # 23 acceptable)...
Part Description:......Part Weight:.....Wood Tone:.....Tap Tone:.....Rub Tone:...Wood Type:
*Bass Bar...................(4) Grams.............242 HZ...................176 HZ........... # 22................Spruce
*Blocks:
 >Corner (4)............... (with ribs)............242..........................-----------......... # 22................Spruce
 >End (2)..................... (with ribs)........... 242.......................----------- ...........# 22.................Spruce
...
*Bridge.........................(2)..........................242..........................198................ # 22................Maple
*Chin Rest...................(50)........................198..........................198.................# 22................Ebony
*End Pin...................... (2)..........................213..........................198.................# 22................Ebony
*Finger Board.............(64)........................213..........................176.................# 22................Ebony
...
*Glue Liner Strips......(with ribs).............213..........(used to adjust ribs)..#22................Spruce
*Neck............................(70).........................242..........................176.................#22................Maple
*Nut...............................(1)...........................213..........................198.................#22................Ebony

*Plates
 >Back..........................(90).........................242...........................198................#22................Maple
 >Top...........................(53)........................198............................176...............#22................Spruce
*Purfling..............( Part of Plates)............213............(Part of Plates)..........#22..............Spruce
*Ribs........(55 with blocks and Liners)..213...........................198................#22...............Maple
*Saddle........................(1)............................213...........................198................#22...............Ebony
*Sound Holes......... _____ .......................____........................ ____.............___............................

*Sound Post................(2)...........................213...........................198...............#22................Spruce
*Tuning Pegs (4)........(16)..........................213...........................198..............#22.................Ebony
*Tail Piece:
 >Main Part....(26 with strings/E tuner)..213...........................198...............#22................Ebony
 >String Bar.................(1)............................198...........................242...............#22................Ebony
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*Tail Gut......................(with tailpiece)......._______ .................198.............. _____..........Various
*Varnish................(19){Oil (7) coats}......__________..............___......__________.......Oil/Spirit
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Total Weights: (402 Grams) ready to play....
.............................(452 Grams with chin rest)