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Michael Anthony Daddona  Genuine Craft Violinmaker Shop Foreman @ Francis Morris Violins The Berkshires, Massachusetts & NW corner Connecticut USA

Newest varnishing on this shop violin. Ready for trial mid January. Come on down & say hi.
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Last arching of 2018. Just made the deadline. Happy New Year to you.
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All retouching will now be done under direct supervision. Thanks #themanagement .
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Matteo Goffriller ca.1710. @francismorrisviolins has posted a few photos of this little beauty, but I thought I'd try to capture some varnish details because it's stunning! Venice represent!
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Just a hint. Probably won't survive the antiquing process, but at least I'll know it was there. And it was pretty!
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Linseed Oil fresh from the washing process.
Photo 2- the sludge left behind. Failure to remove this sludge can cause drying problems for oil varnishes.
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Texture choices are always difficult for me on Strad models. The originals are always so perfect & show very little tool marking. How far can you go before it looks like plastic?
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