Banjo Hangout Logo
Banjo Hangout Logo

Premier Sponsors

76
Fiddle Lovers Online


View Harry's Homepage

Harry

You must sign into your myHangout account in order to contact Harry.


About my fiddles

Friday, January 29, 2010

In November 2008 I started my third attempt at playing the fiddle and bought fidlle 1 (see photo's). It has a wide grain top and a rather plain maple back.

One of the first things I bought after that was a new manikara bow. But when compairing bows an old Glasser fiberglass bow I still had seemed the easiest bow to use.

In November/December 2009 I bought two fiddles via Ebay from Yita Music. The first one is fiddle 2 (see photo's). It has a nice narrow grainded top and nicely flamed back and sides. this one is loud and has a bit of nasal sound. Since these are  not very expensive fiddles it gives me the opportunity to work on them and learn along the way (moving soundpost, cutting a new bridge etc.). I also bougth a new carbon fiber silver braided bow.

I'll still have to make photo's of fiddle 3. It looks like fiddle 2 but a little bit darker.

Both fiddles came with a brazilwood bow.

With 3 fiddles and 5 bows to choose from (not bad for a beginner isn't it?) I still like fiddle 1 most. It has a nice warm soud and one of the brazilwood bows seems to fit this fiddle. The other fiddles could improve with a better set-up and all fiddles would benifit greatly with much more playing skills from my side :) but I'm working on that too.

 

 

 

 

3 comments

Newest Photos

see all >

Playing Since: 2009
Experience Level: Just Startin'

Interests:
[Jamming] [Socializing] [Helping]

Occupation: teacher

Gender: Male
Age: 62

My Instruments:
Guitar, banjo, fiddle

Favorite Bands/Musicians:
Country Gazette, Country Gentlemen, Nashville Bluegrass Band. De Dannan, Tannahill Weavers, Byron Berline, Aly Bain etc. etc. etc.

Classified Rating: (0)
Rate this Member

Profile Info:
Visible to: Public
Created 7/7/2007
Last Visit 1/18/2015

Hangout Network Help

View All Topics  |  View Categories

0.4375