Violins and Other Stringed Instruments: How to Make Them ; with Numerous Engravings and Diagrams

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Paul Nooncree Hasluck
D. McKay, 1907 - Stringed instruments - 160 pages
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Page 149 - The ciosing pages are devoted to "Composition"; a most excellent treatise on this most important, and at the same time most difficult part of the work of the practical teacher of English. The book presents many new ideas both as to matter and method; it is distinctively poetical, it has a lofty purpose and its authors have not once swerved from the course in the accomplishment of their aim.
Page 21 - The supply pipe is connected with the base of the cone at such an angle as to be in a line with the discharge pipe that is attached to the conical surface.
Page 5 - ... contributions from the pens of Mr. David McSkimming and Mr. Robert Ford are incorporated in this work.
Page 115 - The head should always be tight, and so hard that it is difficult to make an impression on it...
Page 24 - These holes may also be bored with centre-bits of the sizes mentioned ; but great care must be taken not to use too much pressure, as the sound holes lose much of their beauty if the sharp corners be broken off.

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