I understand the sentiment....believe me I do. It's like cooking a fine steak overly well done (an exaggerated analogy....these instruments are more like hamburger than fine steak :dunno: ) . But I have no choice, the way the actors abuse and bang them around I had to make them more solid. The...
It's sacrilegious to glue bridges and soundposts on real violin family instruments. That's why I'm sure @DLRG gave me a sad face even after I explained why lol....but these "practical prop" instruments are worth next to nothing and the show is what counts.
But you guys are too polite! I thought surely somebody would call me out for gluing the bridges and soundposts into place. :run:
So I'll explain anyway.....these instruments are practical props for a live theatre play I'm doing the sound design for. The play is called "The Lady...
Just did some work on a cello and a viola. I set the soundposts in both of them and then glued them in place with CA.
Then I set the bridges and tuned them up and glued the bridge feet down to the tops. Stradivarius is turning in his grave :laugh2: