Building a Fiddle
Building and Repair: Everything for building and repairing stringed instruments.
Musical Instrument Makers Forum: An interactive forum for the discussion of musical instrument design, construction, and repair.
Varnish Secrets: Varnish secrets in violin making.
David Gusset Studio
Violin Building: Elderly Instruements presents violin building books and resources.
H S Wake
Violin Building & Repair Books: Active Musician violin building and repair books.
Violin Building and the World of Harmonic Sound: Article by 21st Century Science & Technology Magazine.
Violin Making: Construction, pictures and information.
Violin Making : Series of articles shows how a violin is made in the traditional way.
Fixing Your Fiddle
Active Musician: Violin building and repair books.
Bow Rehair and Repairs: Ouchard violin bow case study.
The Sound Post
Changing Strings: Just putting on one new string or changing the whole set. Here's how to do it.
Luthier Resources Forum: An interactive forum for the discussion of musical instrument design, construction, and repair.
Stringed Instrument Repair Forum: Practical and political issues.
Violin Repair Guide: Concise, well-illustrated manual explains basic repair and restoration procedures.
Violin Top Cracks: Violin crack repair done by String Repair.
Upton Bass String Company
Setting Up Your Fiddle
Bluegrass Fiddle: Tuning, frets, hand positions and bows.
Chris Talley Armstrong
Bridge and Bow Setup: A guide to bridge placement, tuning and bow preparation.
John Hornby Skewes
Choosing the Right Strings: Types of strings, installation and information.
Johnson String Instrument
Fiddle Setup at Gianna Violins: Classical, Folk, and Fiddle Setup - the difference in sound
Guide to Student Violins: What is setting up and why is it important?
How Does a Violin Work?: The fundamentals of sound production in the violin.
Peter Van Arsdal
How to Set a Soundpost: How to set and install a soundpost.
Leif L. Luscombe
How To Setup Your Bass Fiddle: Journal-article on setting up a large string instrument.
The Bow: The violin wouldn't be much without a bow.
The Chimneys Violin Maker's Workshop: Held each spring in Tucson, Arizona taught by Master Violin Maker, Ed Campbell.
The Sound Post: The importance of soundpost setup.
Violin Acoustics: The physics of the instrument and it's parts.
University of New South Wales
Violin Bridges: The largest online photographic archive of violin, viola and cello bridges.
Mick Quinn & Gerard KilBride
You and Your Soundpost: How the position affects the tone and response of the instrument.
Peter Van Arsdal