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Violins and Other Stringed Instruments: How to Make Them (1907)
Violins and Other Stringed Instruments: How to Make Them (1907)
by Paul N. Hasluck
Edition: Paperback
Price: 11.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Quaintly entertaining, but not a serious construction guide, 16 Mar 2012
I have a 1916 cloth bound edition. The section on home made tools is fairly good, given the modern urge to fling money at everything instead of applying a little human resourcefulness.
The book covers a wide range of instruments, half devoted to the violin, as well as sections ranging from cursory to positively bizarre on japanese one string violin, mandoline (sic), guitar, banjo, zither and dulcimer.
Buy this as an historical entertainment, but choose a more modern text specific to your instrument of choice as a construction guide. The four stars are mostly for enjoyment value.

The Association
The Association
Offered by ScreamingCd
Price: 11.20

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Buy this if you like Broccoli, 18 Dec 2010
This review is from: The Association (Audio CD)
This is a good album, made essential by the celebration of my favourite food.
Broccoli is the best track on the planet. Perfect for getting an appetite up.

OK, perhaps a little hyperbole there - but this is a fine album :D
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0 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Which idiot hit maximise?, 31 Dec 2008
This review is from: Shazam (Audio CD)
This was a great album on vinyl, unfortunately some twit has tried to improve it. Better than nothing, but the sound is not good - boomy and spacey.

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