Wilkanowski “cira 1947 #1456”

Fiddle

Year:

1947

Materials:

Back Maple
Top: Spruce
Neck: Maple

Finish:

Spirit Varnish

Dimensions:

Body length: 363 (13 7/8″)
Bouts: 164, 112, 302
Ribs: 29.5 all round
String length: 330
Stop: 194

Notes:

This is a follow up to the Dimpled Viola.  The sides on that instrument reminded me of reptile skin and that inspired me to try make something that played up those reptilian qualities.  The dimples on the viola, which were somewhat random have been formalized, enlarged and made symmetrical about the centerline. Read more about the ideas behind this fiddle

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